Mikheil Janelidze Meets Romanian Foreign Minister

Within the framework of the 53rd Munich Security Conference, Georgian Foreign Minister Mikheil Janelidze held a meeting with his Romanian counterpart, Foreign Minister Teodor Melescanu.

The sides exchanged their views over the bilateral relations between Georgia and Romania. Georgia’s energy and transit potential, infrastructure projects ongoing in the country and possibilities to expand political and economic co-operation between Georgia and Romania were also highlighted during the meeting.

The Georgian Foreign Minister provided Melescanu with information on the situation in Georgia’s occupied territories and on the so-called referendum planned to be held there.

The Romanian Foreign Minister pledged his strong support for Georgia and welcomed the progress the country has achieved in getting closer to NATO and the EU. The sides underlined the role of Georgia as a leader among Eastern Partnership countries, as well as in terms of participation in the NATO-led peacekeeping missions.

Janelidze thanked his Romanian colleague for the Romanian government’s strong support of Georgia’s sovereignty and territorial integrity and invited him to Georgia. According to Melescanu, a high-level delegation from Romania will visit Georgia in 2017.

20 February 2017 18:16