Georgian Prime Minister met with Obama in Washington
The meeting between the Prime Minister of Georgia, Irakli Gharibashvili and Joseph Biden was joined by the US-President, Barack Obama.
The main topics of the meeting were strategic partnership, Georgia`s European and Euro Atlantic perspective, also the reforms implemented by Georgian government.
The Prime Minister drew the attention to the process of mounting wire obstacles along Tskhinvali and Abkhazia occupation line and thanked the USA for its clear-cut position on this.
As Irakli Garibashvili explained, the government highly appreciates that the US condemns the erection of such barriers by the Russian occupation army and hopes that support in this direction will be continued in the future.
The Prime Minister of Georgia also mentioned relations with NATO and EU and noted that the integration process of Georgia with NATO is as dynamic as ever. As the Prime Minister stated during the meeting with Joe Biden, till the autumn of 2014 Georgia will sign the agreement on association with EU, and the government will welcome the US willingness to support Georgia in implementing the undertaken commitment.
Irakli Garibashvili requested the US Vice President to continue supporting the improvement of US-Georgia relations, as this is vitally important for Georgia, considering upcoming elections, signing the agreement on association with EU and NATO Summit.
As the Prime Minister of Georgia explained, negotiations regarding high-level trade and investment relationships between the US and Georgia are of great importance for the government and that he is waiting for specific steps in the direction of signing the agreement on free trade between the US and Georgia.
The Prime Minister of Georgia invited the US Vice President to Georgia and noted that Joseph Biden`s visit will be the demonstration of support to Georgia once more; also it will emphasize the importance of retaining stability in the region.
During the meeting with the US Vice President, Irakli Garibashvili emphasized that democratic development of Georgia, European and Euro Atlantic choice will not be reviewed.
According to the Prime Minister`s estimate, the US remains a strong strategic partner for Georgia and the government will do everything to move the strategic partnership with the US to new level as deepening of the bilateral dialogue is one of the most important priorities of foreign policy of Georgian government.
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