The Speaker, H.E. Archil Talakvadze met with the Minister of Defense of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Zakir Hasanov to discuss the historical friendship and strategic partnership between the two countries.
The parties emphasized the importance of deepening inter-parliamentary ties and intensive exchange visits and dwelt on the sectoral cooperation directions with the focus on intensifying links in defense and military education, energy and transport.
While meeting with the minister, A. Talakvadze highlighted the situation in the occupied regions of Georgia and spoke about the illegal actions performed by the Russian Federation.
The Speaker also introduced Mr. Hasanov with a new package of Georgian Government’s peace initiatives and noted that conflicts in the region shall be resolved peacefully, based on the principles of international law and the territorial integrity of countries.
The Defense Minister of Azerbaijan reaffirmed his intact support for our country's territorial integrity and sovereignty.