ArmInfo. Armenia and Georgia have the will to jointly overcome regional challenges. MP from the My Step faction Shirak Torosyan, stated this in an interview with ArmInfo correspondent.
The MP noted that during the official visit of Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan to Georgia, all the main issues of the Armenian-Georgian agenda were touched.
According to him, the agenda of the visit was very full one. "The parties touched upon the issues of Armenian-Georgian cooperation in the field of security in the region. Issues related to the Armenian community in Georgia were also discussed, in particular, issues related to education," Torosyan emphasized.
He noted that issues of strategic cooperation between the two republics were discussed. "As a rule, it is difficult to talk about strategic cooperation, when the two countries have different foreign policy vectors. But, in this case, Armenia and Georgia can talk about strategic cooperation, since both sides believe that relations should not be affected by foreign policy. Moreover, we must together confront the challenges that today exist in the region, "the MPemphasized.
The MP also touched on the sector of inter-parliamentary cooperation. "An Armenian-Georgian friendship group operates in the parliament. We periodically hold meetings between representatives of friendship groups and between other MPs of the two legislative bodies. In the parliament, problems in the Armenian- Georgian relations are touched upon, as well as issues related to the problems of the Armenian community Georgia. The fact is that the issues of the Armenian community of Georgia are extremely important for the two sides. We periodically discuss these issues, and, in my opinion, it is very important that the current Georgian authorities are ready to listen our pleas and arguments on certain issues Moreover, they are willing to cooperate actively, in contrast, from the former government of Georgia ", Torosyan concluded.
It should be noted that from March 3 to 4, Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan paid a two-day official visit to Georgia. During the visit, Pashinyan met with his Georgian counterpart Giorgi Gakharia, President Salome Zourabichvili, Parliament Speaker Archil Talakvadze and Patriarch of All Georgia Ilia II.