Giving Georgia a European perspective on the path of European integration is a historic decision, said Salome Zurabishvili, President of Georgia.
The President of Georgia discussed Georgia-EU relations, the ongoing war in Ukraine and the current situation in the region with the Federal Chancellor of the Republic of Austria, Karl Nehammer.
According to the press service, at the meeting held in the Orbeliani Palace, the President noted that giving Georgia a European perspective on the path of European integration is a historic decision supported by the majority of the Georgian population.
The Chancellor of Austria emphatically confirmed Austria's firm support for Georgia's territorial integrity and European integration process.
"During the meeting, it was mentioned that Georgia should continue implementing institutional reforms. At the same time, the European Union should make a strategic decision regarding Georgia and show the Russian Federation that Georgia has the support of the European Union.
The conversation touched on the occupation, which remains one of the main challenges of Georgia, and it was noted that the country will not deviate from its declared policy, which implies the restoration of territorial integrity only in a peaceful way. In addition, the conversation touched on the war waged by Russia in Ukraine and noted that it is a great challenge for the security of Europe.
The importance of strengthening the economic cooperation between Georgia and the Republic of Austria was also emphasized.
At the end of the meeting, the Federal Chancellor of Austria once again expressed the full readiness of Austria to support Georgia in the process of European integration," the information reads.
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