Georgia’s PM meets with President of Romanian Senate

Prime Minister of Georgia Mamuka Bakhtadze has today met with President the Romanian Senate Călin Popescu-Tăriceanu.

As the PM’s press office informs, at the meeting the sides discussed further development of bilateral relations, Georgia's progress on the path to European and Euro-Atlantic integration, and relevant reforms, and the productive cooperation between the legislative bodies of the two countries.

A special emphasis was placed on the high level dialogue between Georgia and Romania and the importance of matching this dialogue with equally effective economic ties. The meeting praised Georgia's reforms toward European integration.

The Prime Minister welcomed the support enjoyed by Georgia on the path to European and Euro-Atlantic integration from Romania during its Presidency of the Council of the European Union. Bakhtadze also pointed out the need to keep the Eastern Partnership high on the European Union's agenda.

The President of the Senate of Romania reaffirmed strong support for Georgia's territorial integrity and sovereignty.

The meeting was attended by Georgian Foreign Minister David Zalkaliani and Head of the Friendship Group with the Romanian Parliament Isko Daseni.