ILIA DARCHIASHVILI HAS MET WITH THE VICE PRIME MINISTER/MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF BULGARIA, MARIYA GABRIEL
Within the framework of his visit to Bulgaria, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, Ilia Darchiashvili, met the Vice Prime Minister/ Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bulgaria, Mariya Gabriel.
The Vice Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Bulgaria highlighted her country’s strong support towards Georgia’s EU integration process. She noted that Georgia should count on Bulgaria’s political and practical support on this path. The sides noted that both countries share common European values.
The meeting focused on issues related to Georgia’s EU integration and fulfillment of the European Commission’s 12 recommendations. The ministers highlighted Georgia’s vital role in European energy security and alternative transit routes and stressed the growing importance of the Black Sea in this context.
the sides stressed the importance of deepening cooperation on Black Sea related issues and discussed Bulgaria’s involvement in green energy projects. The ministers also discussed bilateral cooperation, noting increased ties at legislative and governmental levels. They highlighted the potential for deeper collaboration in economy, trade, high tech, education, culture, and agriculture and readiness foster ties between the business communities of the two countries.
The ministers welcomed the visit of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, Ilia Darchiashvili, to Bulgaria, which is being held for the first time after a long-term break, and expressed hope that high-level ties will contribute to the further strengthening of relations between Georgia and Bulgaria.
Ilia Darchiashvili invited the Vice Prime Minister of Bulgaria to visit Georgia.