The FINANCIAL — The Georgian Foreign Minister held a meeting with Vice Speaker of the Parliament of Turkey Ahmet Aydın and other representatives of the Grand National Assembly.
The sides discussed issues relating to bilateral co-operation between Georgia and Turkey highlighting the special importance of further deepening inter-parliamentary co-operation and relations between parliamentary friendship groups. The Georgian side, in this context, expressed his gratitude for the adoption of the statement supporting Georgia’s integration with NATO by the Foreign Relations Committee of the Turkish Parliament prior to the NATO Warsaw Summit.
The Georgian delegation noted with satisfaction that Turkey is one of Georgia’s largest trading partners emphasizing the importance of participation of the two countries’ legislators in the trade-economic development of the two countries.
The sides paid special attention to the trilateral format of Georgia-Azerbaijan-Turkey co-operation highlighting the importance of concluding the first stage of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway project and implementing the Southern Corridor energy projects.
The Turkish side reaffirmed Ankara’s firm support for Georgia’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, according to MFA of Georgia.
Following the meeting, Mikheil Janelidze accompanied by the Vice Speaker of the Turkish Parliament made a tour of the parliament building damaged as a result of the failed military coup and laid a wreath of flowers at the memorial.