Georgia, Tbilisi, Sept. 25 /Trend N.Kirtzkhalia/
Georgian Foreign Minister Maia Panjikidze held meetings with the ministers of foreign affairs in Grenada, Fiji, Lebanon, Kiribati, Solomon Islands, Honduras, Iran and Gambia within the framework of the 68th session of the UN General Assembly.
Panjikidze and the Foreign Minister of Grenada Nicholas Steele discussed prospects of bilateral economic and cultural relations, the Georgian Foreign Ministry reported on Wednesday.
During the meeting with the Foreign Minister of Fiji Inoke Kubuabula, the Georgian Foreign Minister stressed the importance of strengthening cooperation with the countries of Oceania.
In addition, during Panjikidze's meeting with Lebanese Foreign Minister Adnan Mansour, the sides expressed satisfaction with the development of relations between the two countries. It was noted that 2013, marks the 20th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Georgia and Lebanon.
During Panjikidze's meeting with the President, Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kiribati Anote Tong, a memorandum of understanding was signed and the importance of developing bilateral relations between the countries was underscored.
During the meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs and External Trade of Solomon Islands Clay Forau, the Georgian Foreign Minister expressed her country's readiness to share reform experience in different areas with countries in Oceania.
The Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Georgia and Honduras also signed a memorandum of understanding on bilateral political consultations.
At the meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Iran, Mohammad Javad Zarif, the sides discussed the intensification of contacts between the two countries. The Foreign Ministers of Georgia and Iran noted that their countries are interested in maintaining peace and stability in the region.
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