YEREVAN, August 22. /ARKA/. The highly developed relations between Armenia and Georgia lay the ground for discussing any regional problem, Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan said Friday as met with Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili, who was in Armenia for a two-day official visit.
After thanking Armenia’s leadership for a cordial reception, the Georgian premier said he came here to express deep respect for Armenia, its president and its people and to strengthen relations between the two nations.
“The bilateral relations are highly developed now and such meetings make ties between the two states closer,” he said.
Garibashvili also stressed that Armenia is not only Georgia’s neighbor, but also a friend. He is convinced that these friendly relations give room for doing plenty for the two countries’ welfare.
The construction of a new bridge on Bagratashen-Sadakhlo border checkpoint was among the issues discussed at the meeting. The Armenian president and the Georgian premier confirmed their willingness to speed up the construction. --0----