The FINANCIAL — Within the framework of his official visit to the Republic of Turkey, the Georgian Foreign Minister held a meeting with Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım.
The Georgian Foreign Minister expressed his concern over the recent terrorist acts in Turkey reaffirming his solidarity with the Turkish people and government.
For his part, Binali Yıldırım thanked Mikheil Janelidze for Georgia’s firm standing during the coup attempt in Turkey, on 15 July, and reaffirmed his support for Georgia’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, as well as for its European and Euro-Atlantic aspirations.
The sides expressed their readiness to contribute to deepening bilateral co-operation in the sectors of trade, economy, energy and transport and discussed the specifics of expanding the free trade agreement, terms of concluding the first stage of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway project and implementing various economic projects.
The sides agreed to continue work within the High-level Strategic Cooperation Council, the next meeting of which will be held in Georgia.
The sides also spoke about the successful co-operation between the two countries in various formats paying special attention to the fact that the trilateral Georgia-Azerbaijan-Turkey co-operation format goes beyond the regional level and acquires international importance.