Armenian President Vahagn Khachaturyan and Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili discussed bilateral cooperation.
Global and regional security issues were discussed at the meeting, the press service of the Georgian government reported.
Garibashvili's Peaceful Neighborhood Initiative for the South Caucasus, which aims to create a format of dialogue between the three countries in the region along with mutually beneficial cooperation, was also discussed. It was noted that Georgia has always been an advocate of peaceful cooperation and coexistence in the South Caucasus and is ready to promote the regional dialogue. Khachaturyan expressed his gratitude to Garibashvili for his contribution to the peaceful dialogue.
The sides discussed the development and promotion of cooperation between the countries in the fields of energy, communications and security of the Black Sea.
Cooperation in the field of trade was also discussed. It was noted that the volume of trade in the first quarter of 2022 reached 170.49 million USD which is 12% more than the previous year. It was highlighted that there are more opportunities for further increase in trade volumes between Armenia and Georgia.