FM Darchiashvili Visits Norway

On April 26, Georgian Foreign Minister Ilia Darchiashvili began his visit to Norway. He has already met with his counterpart, Norwegian Foreign Minister Espen Barth Eide. During the visit he’s also scheduled to meet with representatives of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defense of the Norwegian Parliament.

Meeting with counterpart

Georgian Foreign Minister Ilia Darchiashvili met with his Norwegian counterpart Espen Barth Eide. The Ministers discussed the current agenda of Georgian-Norwegian relations and cooperation in the international arena. Norway reiterated its strong support for Georgia’s foreign policy goals, especially its European and Euro-Atlantic aspirations.

According to the Georgian Foreign Ministry’s press release, both sides emphasized the positive bilateral and multilateral cooperation based on “common values and interests”. Darchiashvili thanked Norway for its consistent support of Georgia’s sovereignty and territorial integrity. They also emphasized the importance of high-level visits and exchanged views on Georgia’s progress towards EU integration.

Meeting with the Norwegian Parliament’s Committee Chair

Ilia Darchiashvili also met with Ine Eriksen Søreide, the Chairman of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defense of the Norwegian Parliament. They discussed the cooperation between Georgia and Norway, positively assessed the strengthening of relations in various fields and explored prospects for further deepening of relations. They stressed the importance of strengthening the dialogue between the legislative bodies of the two countries and discussed global security challenges.

During the meeting, the parties discussed in detail Georgia’s European and Euro-Atlantic integration and the progress made by the country in this regard. They also underlined the importance of Norway’s support.

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