Georgia, U.S discuss bilateral cooperation in economic sphere

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Tbilisi, Georgia, March 20
By Nana Kirtzkhalia - Trend:

Georgian Foreign Minister Maia Panjikidze met with representatives of U.S. companies, included in the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, in Tbilisi. The representatives of about 70 American and Georgian companies, the diplomatic corps, as well as the president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Sarah Williamson attended the meeting.

Panjikidze spoke about the details of the Georgian Prime Minister's visit to the U.S and the issues discussed during his visit to Washington and New York, the Georgian Foreign Ministry told Trend on March 20.

"Georgia and the U.S are successfully cooperating in various sectors of the economy," Panjikidze said. "There is the potential to intensify the cooperation between Georgia and the U.S. in the economic sphere."

"A high-level dialogue on trade and economic issues with the U.S. aims to stimulate trade and investment," she said.

Panjikidze emphasized the importance of signing an association agreement with the EU, including a free trade agreement.

"This will open up new business opportunities in the country," she stressed.

Translated by NH
Edited by CN

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