Georgia hopes for Latvia’s support as future Council of EU president
Tbilisi, Georgia, Nov.26
By Nana Kirtzkhalia - Trend:
Latvia's support as a future president of the Council of EU is very important for Georgia and for its Euro-Atlantic integration, Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili said.
He made the remarks during a one-on-one meeting with Latvian President Andris Berzins on Nov.26.
Latvia will hold the Presidency of the Council of the European Union in the first half of 2015.
The two presidents emphasized the importance of the strategic partnership between Georgia and Latvia and expressed mutual desire to intensify the bilateral relations, Georgian Presidential Administration said on Nov.26.
Margvelashvili thanked his Latvian counterpart for the support to Georgia's sovereignty and territorial integrity and emphasized the importance of his visit in the difficult time for Georgia.
Following the one-on-one meeting, Margvelashvili and Berzins met in an expanded format.
The sides discussed the bilateral cooperation issues in the spheres of business, trade, tourism, defense and agriculture.
Then the two presidents held a joint press conference.
Edited by CN