The British Ambassador positively assessed the involvement of the Prime Minister in the dialogue process. Today, the Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Gharibashvili met with the Ambassador of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to Georgia Mark Clayton.
The diplomat congratulated Irakli Gharibashvili on his appointment as Prime Minister and expressed readiness to continue close cooperation with him.
The meeting highlighted the close cooperation between Georgia and the United Kingdom, including in the fields of defense and security. The Prime Minister and the Ambassador discussed the importance of a successful partnership between the two countries in the fields of trade, economy, and education.
The conversation also touched upon the political situation in the country. It was noted that in the light of the challenges in the world and in the region, the parties should make efforts to conduct the ongoing political processes in Georgia in a constructive, dialogue mode. The Ambassador particularly noted and positively assessed the involvement of the Prime Minister in the dialogue process.
The meeting focused on the situation in the region and security challenges in the occupied territories of Georgia. The diplomat reaffirmed the United Kingdom’s unwavering support for Georgia’s territorial integrity and sovereignty.
«I had a very good meeting with the Prime Minister of Georgia. We talked about the depth and strength of the relationship between the United Kingdom and Georgia. The Prime Minister of Georgia, since working as Minister of Defense, knows the strength of our relationship in the field of defense and security, but in his new role, today’s meeting allowed us to talk about the depth of our relations in areas such as trade, education, English, etc. Of course, we talked about the current political situation and the importance of the readiness of all parties. I encouraged the Prime Minister to engage in dialogue with opposition parties and expressed hope that this dialogue would yield fruitful results. We briefly touched on the arrival of the EU moderator. «We look forward to continuing to make progress in reforming the electoral and judicial systems, which is absolutely crucial to finding a solution,» Mark Clayton said after meeting with the Prime Minister.