Georgian president Salome Zurabishvili arrived in Yerevan on Wednesday (13 March) on her first official visit to Armenia since becoming president. President Zurabishvili was welcomed at the presidential palace in Yerevan by Armenian president Armen Sarkissian.
The presidents held a tete a tete meeting, after which there was also a meeting between delegations from the two countries headed by the two presidents. A number of issues in the relations between the two countries, as well as the regional and international situation were discussed during the meeting. The two presidents also spoke to the media.
photo: President Armen Sarkissian of Armenia greets president Salome Zurabishvili of Georgia at the presidential palace in Yerevan on 13 March 2019 (picture courtesy of the press service of the president of Armenia)
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