OREANDA-NEWS. Prime Minister Pavel Filip and President of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili discussed the Moldovan-Georgian cooperation and the importance to develop the bilateral partnership in Tbilisi today.    

Prime Minister Pavel Filip emphasized the fostering of the cooperation ties between the two states through boosting the exchange of high-level visits. He stressed the need to maintain an active political dialogue, including in the carrying out of the European agenda. In the context, Pavel Filip highlighted Georgia’s progress in fulfilling the commitments taken before the European Union and congratulated the Georgian nation on winning the free visa regime with EU.    

Also, the PM underlined the necessity to turn to good account the potential of collaboration in the economic and investment sector. Pavel Filip expressed interest in cooperation in diversifying the energy sources, creating joint ventures, as well as facilitating the trade in the context of the One Belt One Road initiative.    

For his part, President of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili confirmed his country’s willingness to boost the commercial and economic relations with Moldova. He spoke out for further maintaining the mutual exchange of good practices in the sectors of domestic affairs, justice, defence and tourism.   

The officials also appreciated the good cooperation between the states within international organizations: United Nations, Council of Europe, Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC), Organization for Democracy and Economic Cooperation (GUAM). The Moldovan PM welcomed the progress made during Georgia’s chairmanship at GUAM.    

At the same time, Prime Minister Pavel Filip and President Giorgi Margvelashvili confirmed reciprocal support in the process of settling the present territorial conflicts between the two states.   

Also today, Prime Minister Pavel Filip laid flowers at the Monument of Heroes who fought for defending Georgia’s independence.