Georgia, Tbilisi, July 1 / Trend N.Kirtzkhalia /
Georgian Foreign Minister Grigol Vashadze paid a one-day visit to Britain and Northern Ireland, the foreign ministry reported.
During the visit, Vashadze held a meeting with William Hague, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
Discussions focused on the main directions of cooperation between Georgia and the United Kingdom, as well as within the international organizations in bilateral and multilateral formats. Mr. Grigol Vashadze provided his British counterpart with information on the political and economic state of affairs in Georgia , situation on the occupied territories and other regional issues of topical importance.
Mr. William Hague positively appraised the economic processes taking place in Georgia and the elections of local self-governing authorities held successfully in May 2010, with emphasis on the importance of further developing democratic processes in the country.
The Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs reaffirmed that the United Kingdom will adhere to its policy of supporting Georgia's sovereignty and territorial integrity as well as the process of Georgia's European integration.
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