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President of Georgia held talks in Yerevan

13.03.2019 209 просмотров

Salome Zurabishvili sees great potential for developing relations with Armenia.

Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili is on a two-day visit to Yerevan, the program of which includes talks with Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, Parliament Speaker Ararat Mirzoyan, and Catholicos of All Armenians Garegin II. This is reported by the Sputnik agency.

Georgia is waiting for an increase in gas supplies
gas from Azerbaijan

of the state visited the Tsitsernakaberd memorial complex and laid flowers at the eternal flame. The President got acquainted with the exposition of the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute, left a note in the Book of Memory, and planted a fir tree in the Memory Alley.

During the talks with her Armenian counterpart Armen Sargsyan, the Georgian President discussed the situation of Armenians in Georgia. According to her, the potential of the Armenian community should be used for the purposes of the socio-economic development of the country. 

According to the 2014 census, about 170,000 ethnic Armenians live in Georgia, which is 4.5% of the population of the republic.

S. Zurabishvili and A. Sargsyan also discussed issues of deepening bilateral trade and economic ties. In addition, they considered the prospects for Armenia to use the potential of Georgia in connection with the free trade agreements that Tbilisi has concluded with the European Union and China.

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