Georgia and Estonia discuss possibility to further intensify economic links
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Jan.22
By Tamilla Mammadova – Trend:
Prime Minister of Georgia Giorgi Gakharia and Prime Minister of Estonia Jüri Ratas discussed the possibility of establishing a joint Economic Commission to further intensify the economic links between the countries, Trend reports referring to the press service of the government of Georgia.
Gakharia met Ratas on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos.
The parties stressed the friendly relations existing between Georgia and Republic of Estonia, discussed positive trends in the trade relations between the countries and noted the increasing inflow of Estonian visitors to Georgia. Bilateral cooperation in various directions including defense and security was also discussed.
Head of Government of Georgia expressed gratitude to his Estonian counterpart for the assistance in the process of Georgia's integration into European and Euro-Atlantic integration of Georgia.
The performance of the European and Euro-Atlantic integration process and the significant contribution of Georgia in the overall Euro-Atlantic security was underlined.
The prime ministers also touched upon the Summit of Eastern Partnership to be held in Brussels in June 2020. In conclusion, Giorgi Gakharia invited Jüri Ratas to Georgia.
The countries have very close relations; 20 international agreements on cooperation in various fields have been signed, and the priority areas are defense, security, economics, tourism, environmental protection, education and culture.
The trade turnover between the countries in 2018 exceeded $12 million.
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