"We are witnessing the development of the strategic partnership between Armenia and Georgia." Mirzoyan

RA Minister of Foreign Affairs Ararat Mirzoyan met with the Speaker of the Parliament of Georgia, Shalva Papuashvili, during his official visit to Georgia. The first vice-president of the parliament, Giorgi Volsky, the head of the parliamentary friendship group with Armenia, also participated in the meeting.

The interlocutors discussed issues related to the bilateral agenda and regional developments. The RA Foreign Minister emphasized, "Armenian-Georgian friendship has a centuries-old history, but today, at this stage, we are witnessing the development of strategic partnership between the two sovereign states, and I am confident that with joint efforts, we will achieve new, tangible results for the benefit of our peoples, for the benefit of regional well-being."

Parallel to the deepening high-level dialogue, Ararat Mirzoyan and Shalva Papuashvili reflected on the further development of close cooperation in various fields, including economy, culture, and promotion of people-to-people contacts. In this context, the role of parliamentary diplomacy, including the active interaction of inter-parliamentary friendly groups, was also emphasized.

Thoughts were exchanged on issues related to cooperation with the European Union. Touching upon regional stability, Minister Mirzoyan presented to the Speaker of the Parliament of Georgia the developments in the normalization of relations between Armenia and Azerbaijan, the process of border delimitation, and the signing of a peace treaty.

Emphasizing the possibility of being a bridge between the East and the West, the North and the South, the RA Foreign Minister underlined the importance of implementing the "Crossroads of Peace" project, which can significantly increase the prospects of building a stable peace in the South Caucasus. At the end of the meeting, Minister Mirzoyan made a note in the book of honored guests.