Tbilisi, Georgia, June 5
By Nana Kirtzkhalia - Trend:
Georgia has been granted an observer status in the Danube Commission intergovernmental organization during its 82nd session held in Budapest, Hungary, Georgian Foreign Ministry told Trend on June 5.
Georgian ambassador to Hungary, Zaza Kandelaki took part at the session at the invitation of the organization's acting chairman.
Addressing the session, Kandelaki underscored that Georgia is ready to contribute to the process of development of navigation in the Danube delta.
The ambassador also emphasized Georgia's strategic geopolitical location and the need to develop transit routes with the Danube River countries.
The Danube Commission is an international intergovernmental organization established by the Convention regarding the regime of navigation on the Danube, signed in Belgrade on 18 August 1948.
Its main objective is to develop free navigation on the Danube River. Observer countries also play an important role in the organization.
Edited by S.I.