Mikheil Janelidze has thanked Speaker of the Seimas Viktoras Pranckietis for Lithuania’s active support of Georgia

12.01.2017 Trakai – Within the framework of his working visit to Lithuania, Georgian Foreign Minister Mikheil Janelidze held a meeting with the newly appointed Speaker of the Seimas Viktoras Pranckietis.
The sides spoke about the close co-operation between the two countries. The Georgian Foreign Minister thanked the Lithuanian side for its strong support of Georgia’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, as well as for its European and Euro-Atlantic integration. Special mention was made of the Seimas’s resolutions in support for Georgia’s visa liberalization.

Mikheil Janelidze welcomed Viktoras Pranckietis’ upcoming visit who is due to arrive in Georgia together with the speakers of the NB8 countries.
The sides highly apprised Lithuania’s assistance to Georgia within the framework of the Development Cooperation Programme.
Discussions focused on the ways to deepen co-operation in the areas of culture, education and people-to-people contacts.  
The Georgian Foreign Minister expressed his solidarity with the Day of the Defenders of Freedom, which is marked in commemoration of tragic events that took place in Vilnius, on 13 January 1991.  
Georgian Foreign Minister paid a visit to the Republic of Lithuania on 12 January to take part in the annual winter conference „Snow Meeting 2017”.