Georgian Parliament Speaker, Armenian Security Council Secretary discuss regional security

Agenda, Georgia
Nov 29 2023

Regional security in the South Caucasus was discussed on Wednesday in a meeting between the Georgian Parliament Speaker Shalva Papuashvili and Armen Grigoryan, the Secretary of the Security Council of Armenia, the legislative body said.

The officials highlighted “intensive development” of relations between the two countries, with Grigoryan congratulating Georgia on receiving the positive recommendation for the country to be granted the European Union membership candidate status.

The meeting also discussed the current state of the region and emphasised the importance of reaching a peace agreement between Armenia and Azerbaijan, with Papuashvili noting Georgia would “always be ready” to promote regional peace.

The parties also pointed out the “growing importance” of the Middle Corridor – a multimodal transport corridor connecting China to Europe through the South Caucasus – and opportunities for economic diversification.