The President of Georgia Salome Zurabishvili had a telephone conversation with the President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The President expressed her solidarity with the Turkish people who were affected by the large-scale fires, she expressed her condolences to the families of the victims and wished them endurance and success in the fight against the disaster, reported the President’s press service.
The President of Turkey expressed his gratitude for the support and solidarity and noted that Georgia is not only a neighbor and strategic partner of Turkey, but also a friend, and this great friendship was reaffirmed by Georgia during the difficult time.
The sides discussed the importance of Georgia-Turkey bilateral, strategic relations, their development, and the need to deepen the existing capacities in the fields of infrastructure, energy, and transport.
The President of Turkey reaffirmed Turkey’s strong support for Georgia’s territorial integrity.
Salome Zurabishvil has invited the President of Turkey to pay an official visit to Georgia.
By Ketevan Skhirtladze
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