On February 27 the RA NA Speaker Hovik Abrahamyan met with Giorgi Margvelashvili, the President of Georgia.
Welcoming the President of Georgia in the National Assembly, the RA NA Speaker expressed conviction that his official visit to Armenia would deepen the multilateral cooperation between the two countries and would strengthen the centuries-old friendship. In Hovik Abrahamyan’s word, the intensive dialogue recorded in the Armenian-Georgian relations during 2013 gives an opportunity to raise the cooperation to a new qualitative level, which in its turn, creates wide possibilities for the bilateral and multilateral cooperation. The NA Speaker deemed important the further deepening of inter-parliamentary cooperation, in this context highly assessing the importance of parliamentary diplomacy in strengthening bilateral and multilateral relations.
Touching upon the regional problems Hovik Abrahamyan has stressed that Armenia highlights the security, peace and stable development of Southern Caucasus, and settlement of conflicts only through political means, as a result of negotiations.
Thanking for the meeting the President of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili has noted that Georgia highlights the development and deepening of cooperation in different directions with Armenia. “We are concerned about the peace and stability in the region,” the President of Georgia said. In his word, Georgia is for maintaining good friendly relations with all neighbours for the sake of the development of South Caucasus. Giorgi Margvelashvili has considered important the further development of inter-parliamentary relations, documenting with satisfaction that they are laid on good bases.
In the course of the meeting the sides also discussed other issues of bilateral interest, emphasized the cooperation in international organizations.
The President of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili left a note in the NA Book of Honourable Guests and took a tour accompanied by Hovik Abrahamyan in the National Assembly, and visited the Session Hall.