Iranian, Georgian FMs Discuss Ties

Iranian, Georgian FMs Discuss TiesIranian, Georgian FMs Discuss Ties

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Georgian counterpart, Mikheil Janelidze, met in Tbilisi on Tuesday to discuss ways of promoting mutual cooperation.

Zarif set off on a tour of Turkmenistan, Georgia and Kyrgyzstan on Sunday.

He arrived in the Georgian capital on Monday night after paying a one-day visit to Turkmenistan, Fars News Agency reported.

Janelidze called for promotion of wide-ranging collaboration between the two sides.

Zarif hailed both countries’ plans for enhancing economic interactions, saying various fields, including transportation, industry, education and cooperation in international bodies, need to be placed high on the agenda.

The Iranian minister announced that Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili, whom he met afterwards, is to visit Iran in the coming days at the official invitation of Iranian authorities.

Zarif also held talks with Parliament Speaker Irakli Kobakhidze, President Giorgi Margvelashvili and Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development Vera Kobalia.

He was to leave Tbilisi on Tuesday night for Bishkek on the last leg of his tour of Caucasus and Central Asia.


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