Georgia’s PM, European Commission President meet in Brussels

Prime Minister of Georgia Mamuka Bakhtadze has met with the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker.

As the PM’s Press Office informs, the significant progress achieved by Georgia on its European path as well as the democratic reforms implemented in the country were highlighted at the meeting.

The President of the European Commission noted that Georgia is “100 percent European country” and the “leader of the Eastern Partnership,” whose achievements are “welcoming and impressive.” The discussion touched upon the road map, developed by the Government of Georgia, which aims at more integration with the European Union and noted that “Georgia deserves more.”

The sides emphasized that Georgia-EU relations are at the highest level today and it is proved by the high-level format created by the EU for Georgia.

The head of the government and the President of the European Commission also spoke about the large-scale reform of education. In this context, they underlined opening of the "European School" in Tbilisi, which will give young people the opportunity to obtain European level education.

Mamuka Bakhtadze and Jean-Claude Juncker have met on the sidelines of the conference marking the 10th Anniversary of Eastern Partnership (EaP). The meeting was attended by Foreign Minister of Georgia Davit Zalkaliani.