ArmInfo.Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili is sure that there is no alternative to peace negotiations and dialogue on the Karabakh issue. He stated this on May 12 during a joint statement with acting Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan. According to the Georgian Prime Minister, Armenia and Georgia are linked by historical and friendly relations. He expressed confidence that further cooperation will continue in the same spirit.
According to Garibashvili, the future of the two countries should be built on strong state institutions, democracy, transparent governance, as well as through economic progress and innovation. At the same time, as the prime minister pointed out, all this can be achieved only in conditions of peace and regional stability. "Coronavirus, on the one hand, the war in Karabakh, on the other hand, of course, have confronted the region with significant difficulties. I think there is no alternative to peace negotiations and dialogue," he said.
Garibashvili assured that Georgia has always been a supporter of cooperation and peaceful coexistence in the region. According to him, Tbilisi is ready to become a mediator in the regional dialogue. According to him, exactly with the aim of strengthening stability, peace, democratic values, the Georgian people have chosen the European and Euro-Atlantic paths.
The Prime Minister of Georgia also noted that all areas of cooperation were discussed with Pashinyan. The parties stressed the importance of maintaining an active political dialogue, developing economic ties, cooperation in the field of innovation and culture. "Despite the existing intensive relations between our countries, there is a great potential for their development and not in one direction," Irakli Garibashvili said.