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Nikol Pashinyan and Irakli Kobakhidze discuss a number of issues related to Armenia-Georgia multi-sectoral cooperation


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Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan hosted Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Kobakhidze, who has arrived in Armenia on an official visit.

First, the official welcoming ceremony was held, after which the private conversation of the Prime Ministers of the two countries took place. Next, the discussions continued with an expanded format.

In his welcoming speech, Prime Minister Pashinyan said: "Prime Minister Kobakhidze, I welcome you and your delegation to our republic, our capital. Let me once again in person congratulate you on the occasion of your appointment as the Prime Minister of fraternal Georgia, with the hope and confidence that our governments will cooperate to increase and develop cooperation in various fields. I am glad that we have just discussed our declaration on the strategic dialogue between Armenia and Georgia and reaffirmed that we will continue to address the agenda of that declaration. Your visit is very important, this is your first visit to Armenia. I am sure that we will have very active cooperation and dialogue, including active bilateral visits. So, I welcome to our country."

In turn, Irakli Kobakhidze noted. "Mr. Prime Minister, thank you for hosting me and my delegation. It is important for us to further advance the relations between our two countries. Recently, we have had important developments, we were able to move the cooperation to a strategic partnership. It is important to take advantage of this new situation and develop cooperation in all areas. We share the same values and would like to thank you for your strong support to our sovereignty and territorial integrity. Of course, we have a firm position regarding Armenia's sovereignty and territorial integrity. Political cooperation is at a very good level, but there is always an opportunity to deepen it, the same applies to economic relations."

Nikol Pashinyan and Irakli Kobakhidze discussed a number of issues related to Armenia-Georgia multi-sectoral cooperation. The parties reaffirmed their positions on strengthening cooperation within the framework of the declaration of strategic partnership. The interlocutors emphasized the development of cooperation in all directions, both in political, economic and humanitarian spheres. The Prime Ministers of the two countries emphasized the need to take consistent steps to boost trade. Reference was made to the border delimitation process between Armenia and Georgia.

Nikol Pashinyan and Irakli Kobkhaidze also discussed issues of regional importance. The Prime Minister of Armenia presented the latest developments in the direction of the Armenia-Azerbaijan peace treaty. Both sides emphasized the importance of protecting the territorial integrity of the states.


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