Mikheil Janelidze Meets President of Azerbaijan

Micheil Janelidze, Minister of foreign affairs of Georgia, met with Ilham Aliyev, President of Azerbaijan while on an official visit to Baku.

The two are said to have discussed the strategic partnership between the two countries, with a particular emphasis on bilateral relations and regional cooperation issues in political, trade and economic directions. They also underlined the importance of the projects realized in the energy and transport spheres.

The parties agreed to continue their collaboration on the south energy corridor and the Baku- Tbilisi -Kars project, stressing their significance for the two countries and the wider region.

Cooperation possibilities under the EU Eastern Partnership initiative were also discussed, with Janelidze congratulating the President of Azerbaijan on starting work on a strategic document between Azerbaijan and the EU.

The parties then agreed to continue the high level dialogue and to deepen cooperation between the two countries.

Nino Gugunishvili

13 February 2017 20:26