YEREVAN, August 21. /ARKA/. Georgia’s premier Irakly Garibashvili who is in Armenia on Thursday-Friday for an official visit invited by his colleague Hovik Abrahamyan will discuss current issues of the bilateral cooperation between the countries, Novosti-Armenia says referring to RIA Novosti citing Georgia’s state administration.
The sides will focus on the situation between Georgia’s having signed the EU association agreement and Armenia’s joining the Customs Union. The parties will discuss the conflicting aspects and will seek a format of interaction that is acceptable to both countries, says the report.
Apart from this, Armenia intends to bring up the issue of visa regime in relations to Georgia’s plans to introduce visa regime with Armenia as from September 1. The respective statement was made by the Armenian premier earlier.
As part of his visit Garibashvili will have meetings with Armenia’s president Serzh Sargsyan, speaker Galust Sahakyan, premier Hovik Abrahamyan and other high-ranking officials. After a tete-a-tete meeting of the two premiers, extended-format Armenia-Georgia talks will be held with a joint press conference by the premiers afterwards.
Georgian mass media report foreigners, irrespective of their citizenship, will have to apply to Georgian embassies and consulates for a visa as from September 1, 2014, if planning to arrive and stay in the country for more than 90 days for education, job, business or family reunion purposes. –0--