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Hungarian President calls his Georgian counterpart's visit to country historic

Politics Materials 24 May 2011 11:38
Hungarian President Pal Schmitt called his Georgian counterpart Mikheil Saakashvili's visit to the country historic.
Hungarian President calls his Georgian counterpart's visit to country historic

Georgia, Tbilisi, May 24 / Trend, N. Kirtskhalia /

Hungarian President Pal Schmitt called his Georgian counterpart Mikheil Saakashvili's visit to the country historic.

"Hungary appreciates reforms carried out in Georgia and supports the country's territorial integrity and sovereignty," he said at a joint press conference held after the meeting of the presidents.

"There is a new prospect for the strengthening of diplomatic relations between the two countries. Georgia has become a transit corridor. We are interested in deepening of economic relations and we want to start direct flights between the two countries," Schmitt underscored.

In turn, Saakashvili spoke about reforms carried out in Georgia and stressed that Georgia will share its experience with Hungary and thus it will be familiarized with Hungary's experience.
Saakashvili thanked Hungary for its support in terms of Georgia's integration into Euro-Atlantic structures.

He said Georgian Interior Minister Vano Merabishvili will visit Hungary soon, and in turn, Hungarian Prime Minister and Interior Minister will visit Georgia. The purpose of these visits is to exchange experiences.

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