France

Georgian PM Garibashvili meets French President Emmanuel Macron

The Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili left for France on a working visit at the invitation of the French President, Emmanuel Macron.

The President of France hosted the Head of the Government in the Elysee Palace.

The meeting focused on the decision made by the European Commission – a favourable recommendation was given to the European Council on granting Georgia a candidate status of EU membership.

The head of government participated in the Paris Peace Forum with world leaders. The Prime Minister held high-level meetings within the framework of the working visit.

The head of government noted that this decision of the European Commission is historical. Georgia is waiting for candidate status in December, which will determine the European future of our country.

Irakli Gharibashvili thanked Emmanuel Macron for his support on this journey, emphasized the importance of political and practical support for France as a leading EU country, and expressed hope that it will be strengthened further, which will help Georgia successfully proceed to the post-union stages.

At the meeting, Irakli Garibashvili and Emmanuel Macron discussed the cooperation issues between the two countries and prospects for deepening cooperation in different spheres.

The conversation also touched upon the region’s security environment and worldwide.

The sides discussed ways to solve the current challenges and talked about Georgia’s positive role in achieving security and stability in the South Caucasus.

Irakli Garibashvili thanked Emmanuel Macron for his firm support of our country’s sovereignty, territorial integrity and Georgia’s European future and invited him to Georgia.

French President Emmanuel Macron wrote, “Bravo to Georgian people, whose loyalty to democracy and Europe does not need approval anymore. Unite the efforts to move forward. France is standing with you. ”

 

Zurab Kvaratskhelia

Recent Posts

Rsutavi’s Mayor attends a national urban forum

Nino Latsabidze, the Mayor of Rustavi city hall  participated in the national urban forum of…

9 hours ago

Dragon Boat Festival held at Tbilisi State University

The students of Sinology at the Faculty of Humanities of Tbilisi State University   celebrated the…

10 hours ago

Tea Akhvlediani meets with local people in Kakheti region

The Minister of State Tea Akhvlediani met with the representatives of the population of villages…

11 hours ago

SSS arrests one person for false reporting

The Georgian State Security Service (SSS) arrested one citizen for false reporting about terrorism as…

12 hours ago

More management plans to come up under project “Save Nature-Georgia”

The project “Save Nature Georgia” will cover more programs to protect Georgia's natural and vulnerable…

13 hours ago

Georgian Aviation University hosts International Scientific-Technical Conference 2024

The "International Scientific-Technical Conference 2024" was held at Georgian Aviation University on June 17-18 this…

13 hours ago