Georgia's President hopes no visa required to EU countries soon
Georgia, Tbilisi, March 18 / Trend N. Kirtskhalia /
Georgia's President Mikheil Saakashvili met with Slovakian Foreign Minister Miroslav Lajcak. He said that Slovakia is ready to fully support Georgia in Euro-integration process and share its experiences, the Georgian President's press-service said.
"We know what it is necessary to be successful and what the result will be. We are kind-hearted mediators. We have no other intentions but to help. We want to help you to take the place which Slovakia has already held, Lajcak said.
Georgian President thanked Lajcak for the visit and support of Georgia's interests in the European institutions
Despite the attempts of international isolation, Georgia, on the contrary, has never had such an intensive rapprochement with Europe, Saakashvili said. "I hope that by summer we will achieve simplification of visa regime with Europe. People will not have to stand in long queues, he said. In two years, I hope the initiative of Poland and Finland will be implemented. Georgia's citizens will not need visas. Free trade regime will be launched.
Saakashvili has recently stressed intensificantion of his contacts with European diplomats and officials, including OSCE PA President Joao Soares, Prime Minister Donald Tusk and President of the European People's Party Wilfried Martens.
The President highlighted importance of Georgian Prime-Minister Nika Gilauri's visit in Brussels, as well as Georgian Foreign Minister's trips to some European countries. Saakashvili also said that he will meet with the President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Thomas Mirow.