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Georgia: Turkish FM Cavusoglu backs Tbilisi's 'Euro-Atlantic' aspirations01:49

Georgia: Turkish FM Cavusoglu backs Tbilisi's 'Euro-Atlantic' aspirations

Georgia, Tbilisi
February 17, 2016 at 22:00 GMT +00:00 · Published

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu visited Tbilisi, Wednesday where he met with President of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili and Foreign Minister Mikhail Janelidze to discuss trans-regional projects in energy and transport as well as a number of bilateral issues.

Cavusoglu referred to regional disputes, saying that Turkey "will support Georgia in resolving the conflict with South Ossetia and Abkhazia." He also said that “Georgia has made progress in relations with the EU, which is very important for us."

He also stated that “this summer in Warsaw at the NATO summit we will once again raise questions about the European integration of Georgia." He stated that Turkey will “support Georgia's integration in the 'Euro-Atlantic' zone and membership of NATO."

Georgia: Turkish FM Cavusoglu backs Tbilisi's 'Euro-Atlantic' aspirations01:49
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Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu visited Tbilisi, Wednesday where he met with President of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili and Foreign Minister Mikhail Janelidze to discuss trans-regional projects in energy and transport as well as a number of bilateral issues.

Cavusoglu referred to regional disputes, saying that Turkey "will support Georgia in resolving the conflict with South Ossetia and Abkhazia." He also said that “Georgia has made progress in relations with the EU, which is very important for us."

He also stated that “this summer in Warsaw at the NATO summit we will once again raise questions about the European integration of Georgia." He stated that Turkey will “support Georgia's integration in the 'Euro-Atlantic' zone and membership of NATO."