ArmInfo. In New York, on the sidelines of the 76th session of the UN General Assembly, Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
The focus of the topic of the conversation at the meeting in full-time expanded composition was the events in the region. According to Irakli Garibashvili, the most important goal of Georgia is to maintain stability in the region, and the country is ready to fulfill its peacekeeping function to ensure long-term peace in the Caucasus region.
During the talks, they discussed the agreements reached between Armenia and Azerbaijan through the mediation of the Prime Minister of Georgia and with the participation of the United States, as a result of which the citizens of Armenia were released, and the maps of mined territories were transferred to Azerbaijan. It was noted that this agreement is a good basis for further cooperation between neighbors.
Irakli Garibashvili stressed the special efforts of President Erdogan to deepen the strategic partnership between the two countries. The focus was on the priority issue of expanding political and economic ties between Turkey and Georgia. The next meeting of the High Level Strategic Cooperation Council is expected to take place before the end of the year.
The parties discussed the further deepening of trade and economic relations. It was noted that joint projects of regional importance are a good example of effective strategic partnership, sustainable development and reliable cooperation between Georgia and Turkey.
It was noted that great importance is attached to the format of trilateral cooperation - Georgia-Turkey- Azerbaijan, within the framework of which the parties discuss a wide range of issues in various fields. The Prime Minister confirmed and thanked President Erdogan for his support for the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Georgia, as well as the country's aspirations for European and Euro-Atlantic integration, Georgia-online reports.