Georgian president assures CE secretary general of inviolability of country’s EU course

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Tbilisi, Georgia, Feb. 7
By Nana Kirtzkhalia - Trend:

Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili and CE Secretary General Thorbjorn Jagland have discussed the cooperation issues between Georgia and the Council of Europe, as well as the objectives as part of the action plan.
The sides discussed the implemented reforms in Georgia and the elections to the local self-government, the president's press-service told Trend on Feb. 6.

The sides paid particular attention to the new constitution. The balance of power and democratic development of the country will be ensured.

President Margvelashvili assured Jagland of the inviolability of Georgia's political course.
"Georgia continues moving towards Europe with confidence," the president said. "This will influence the welfare of the citizens."

Jagland updated the president with the action plan, envisaging the implementation of democratic reforms. He welcomed the fact that the beginning of this plan coincides with the 15th anniversary of Georgia's membership in the Council of Europe.

"We are observing ongoing events in Georgia and want to stress that the country is on the right way," Jagland added. "The fact that an association agreement has been initialed and it will be signed soon once again confirms my words."

Translated by NH
Edited by CN

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