"Georgia is one of the leading countries in the region, as well as in the Eastern Partnership platform. Georgia has European values both culturally and historically”, - the Chair of the Foreign Relations Committee, Nikoloz Samkharadze stated during a meeting with Marian Kery, Chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Parliament of the Slovak Republic.
At the introductory meeting, the sides discussed the further deepening of relations between the two countries and dwelt upon the prospects for future cooperation.
N. Samkharadze expanded on the foreign policy priorities of Georgia, including its EU integration and the steps taken in this direction.
The Georgian MP introduced Georgia’s ambitious plan to apply for EU membership in 2024.
N. Samkharadze thanked his counterpart for Slovakia's strong support for Georgia's territorial integrity, sovereignty, as well as our country's integration into NATO and the European Union.
"Slovakia wants to see Georgia join both NATO and the European Union”, - M. Kery stated.
The sides discussed ways to strengthen legislative relations, including opportunities for future cooperation between the Foreign Affairs Committees of Georgia and Slovakia.