Hungary to ratify Georgian-EU association agreement by late November
Tbilisi, Georgia, Nov.7
By Nana Kirtzkhalia - Trend:
Georgia's European and Euro-Atlantic integration is an irreversible process, acting First Deputy Foreign Minister of Georgia Tamar Beruchashvili said.
She made the remarks at a joint briefing with Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto in Tbilisi on Nov.7.
Beruchashvili expressed hope that this meeting will be one of the interesting pages in the history of bilateral relations.
"The meeting focused on the reforms carried out in Georgia. It was stressed that Georgia's European and Euro-Atlantic integration is an irreversible process," Beruchashvili said. "This is the historic choice of Georgian people and the country's government should ensure its implementation."
The acting deputy minister thanked Hungarian minister for the support to Georgia's European and Euro-Atlantic aspirations.
He added that Szijjarto said Hungarian parliament will ratify the association agreement between Georgia and EU by late November.
"We also emphasized the serious efforts of Georgian government to maximally effectively implement all the obligations under the association agreement," Beruchashvili said. "Hungary's involvement in the process of effective implementation of the package endorsed by NATO is also of great importance."
"The meeting mainly focused on the situation in the occupied territories. The minister shared our concern about the possible execution of an agreement on alliance and Integration between Russia and the de facto authorities of Abkhazia and the threats posed by this," the acting deputy minister said.
She expressed gratitude personally to Hungarian minister of foreign affairs and trade for the support to Georgia's territorial integrity.