Chairperson of the Parliament of Georgia Archil Talakvadze has met with the new Ambassador of the US to Georgia Kelly Degnan. The parties elaborated upon the existing strategic partnership between the two countries and discussed their future collaboration.
The Georgian Chairperson and the US Ambassador have confirmed their readiness for close cooperation and stressed the significance of bilateral relations. They also focused on further actions aiming to strengthen cooperation in the fields of education, economy, and defense. Additionally, the high officials discussed the current situation in the breakaway regions of Georgia and the issue of Euro-Atlantic integration.
Archil Talakvadze thanked Kelly Degnan for the unwavering support of the US to Georgia's sovereignty and territorial integrity.
Mr. Talakvadze has defined the meeting as immensely positive.
"We have held an immensely positive introductory meeting with new Ambassador of the US to Georgia Kelly Degnan. We talked about the strategic partnership between the US and Georgia, as well as friendship, which connects Georgians and Americans. I introduced the vision of our country's prospects in foreign and domestic policy. I think that Georgia has made tangible progress in different fields thanks to assistance from the US and our partners. We have an abundance of resources at hand to follow this path and produce more results. The US supports Georgia with powerful institutions, strong democracy, and security. We are one of the most reliable partners of the US, and our government will make all-out efforts to strengthen our relations and deepen cooperation. All existing issues or challenges on our political agenda are possible to cope with, and we have the plan and the vision to make this happen. I am confident that we will make some decisions in February," Talakvadze declared.
The Georgian Chairperson wished Kelly Degnan all the success and confirmed his readiness for cooperation.
The information has been disseminated by the Press Office of the Parliament.