The Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Garibashvili held a briefing and stated that, as European leaders, partners, and friends noted, yesterday was indeed a historic day. “Our country has received what we deserved. European perspective has been awarded to Georgia deservedly.”
He noted that Europe has opened the door to Georgia. It is a recognition of the aspirations of the people towards European ideals.
“As for the candidate status, yesterday we also heard the assessments of European leaders, their promise, the statement that as soon as we meet the priorities set by them, Georgia will be granted candidate status. This gives us the motivation to fulfill all the conditions set by the European Union in the shortest possible time. We are ready for that. I want to state that our government is mobilized to fulfill all the conditions set by the European Union in order to receive candidate status in a timely manner,” the Prime Minister said.
Garibashvili also congratulated Ukraine and Moldova and wished them success and peace.