About Civil.ge
Eng | Geo | Rus
Last updated: 15:08 - 26 May.'17
RSS
Mobile
Twitter
Facebook
Iranian Foreign Minister Concludes Georgia Visit
Civil Georgia, Tbilisi / 19 Apr.'17 / 14:40


Mohammad Javad Zarif and Mikheil Janelidze, April 18, 2017. Photo: MFA Georgia

Mohammad Javad Zarif, Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran, was in Tbilisi on April 18 on his first ever official visit to Georgia.

Foreign Minister Mikheil Janelidze was the first to meet his Iranian counterpart. Javad Zarif and Janelidze told the journalists at their joint press briefing after the meeting that the two discussed a range of issues of bilateral and multilateral cooperation, as well as the upcoming official visit of Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili to Tehran on April 22-23.

Janelidze noted at the press briefing that increasing bilateral trade and transit potential of Georgia was the major discussion topic during the talks. 

“Today Georgia as a European country represents a gateway for Asian countries to Europe and vice versa. The Georgian government is committed to further develop this function of the country,” Mikheil Janelidze stated.

“I believe opportunities are extensive,” Javad Zarif responded. “The opportunity of the corridor between the Persian Gulf and the Black Sea which brings not only our countries together but brings the world closer.”

The two ministers also stressed the importance of the Iranian-Georgian business forum held within Javad Zarif’s visit to Georgia.

“This visit is yet another effective way to bring to the attention of Iranian businessmen Georgia’s opportunities and to allow Georgian businessmen to establish and develop direct contacts with their Iranian partners,” Mikheil Janelidze said.

Mikheil Janelidze also thanked his counterpart for the Iranian Government’s support for Georgia’s sovereignty and territorial integrity.

As part of the visit, Mohammad Javad Zarif also met with Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili, President Giorgi Margvelashvili, Parliamentary Chairman Irakli Kobakhidze and Economy Minister Giorgi Gakharia.

Latest News
26 May.'17 15:08
Georgia Marks Independence Day
Georgian President, PM and Defense Minister made speeches at the ceremony.
25 May.'17 19:41
Turkish Citizen Sent to Pre-Extradition Detention over Alleged Links to Terrorist Organization
Manager of Private Demirel College has been charged with alleged links to terrorist organization. 
25 May.'17 18:04
U.S. State Department Delegation Holds Meetings in Georgia
The U.S. delegation led by Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, Bridget Brink met with officials, opposition.
25 May.'17 14:46
PM: Holding NATO PA Session in Tbilisi ‘Extremely Important’
The NATO Parliamentary Assembly Spring Session will be held in Tbilisi on May 26-29.
25 May.'17 11:43
European Parliament Delegation Visits Georgia
Members of the European Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Affairs held talks with President, FM.
24 May.'17 04:42
Controversy over Moscow’s New Sokhumi-based Law Enforcement Center Continues
The “Information-Coordination Center of Internal Affairs Agencies” stirred public debate in Abkhazia.
24 May.'17 02:59
Kremlin Appoints New Envoy to Tskhinvali
Maj.Gen. Marat Kulakhmetov served as the commander of Russia’s peacekeeping forces in Tskhinvali Region.
24 May.'17 01:58
Turkish PM Meets Georgian Officials in Tbilisi
Georgian, Turkish ministers held the second High Level Strategic Cooperation Council.
23 May.'17 23:14
Georgia Hosts Trilateral Defense Ministerial
Georgian, Azerbaijani, Turkish ministers discuss cooperation, security measures for regional projects.
23 May.'17 17:32
Azerbaijani Defense Minister Visits Georgia
Zakir Hasanov met Georgian Defense Minister Levan Izoria, discussed bilateral, trilateral defense relations.

About Civil Georgia
Civil.Ge © 2001-2017, Daily News Online
Registered office: 2 Dolidze Str, 4-th Floor.
5