The Georgian and Polish Foreign Ministers have launched “Tbilisi Conference”

In the frames of Mikheil Janelidze’s visit to the Republic of Poland, Georgian and Polish Foreign Ministers launched "Tbilisi Conference" - a new format for co-operation between Georgia and Poland, which represents a platform initiated by Poland with a view to supporting Georgia’s European and Euro-Atlantic integration.
The two Foreign Ministers underlined the importance of co-operation within a new platform and expressed the hope that this mechanism would provide new opportunities for sharing experience and expert knowledge and would promote the realisation of Georgia’s European and Euro-Atlantic integration purposes.  
Talking points also included the situation following the Brexit and, particularly, the current security environment in the region. In this context, the Ministers underlined the importance of the upcoming NATO Summit in Warsaw. Witold Waszczykowski expressed his readiness to support the adoption of definite decisions to strengthen security both in East Europe and in Georgia. The Polish Foreign Minister underlined that the referendum in Britain should not affect the integration processes and that Poland continues to support the idea of Europe’s enlargement.       
The Georgian Foreign Minister underlined Tbilisi’s readiness to contribute to the process of realisation of the European idea.
Mikheil Janelidze and Witold Waszczykowski highlighted the visa liberalisation process. Mikheil Janelidze thanked Poland for support expressed in discussion of the Georgia’s issue at the European Union and for unanimous acknowledgment of the progress Georgia has achieved in the visa liberalisation process.
The two sides also spoke about the ongoing developments in Georgia’s occupied regions and underlined the importance of existence of security and monitoring international mechanisms in Abkhazia and the Tskhinvali region. Mikheil Janelidze expressed Georgia’s strong position over the peaceful settlement of the conflict and thanked Poland for unequivocal support of Georgia’s territorial integrity and foreign political aspirations. Mikheil Janelidze also focused on the existing successful co-operation between the two countries in different spheres and expressed his wish to declare 2017 the year of Georgian-Polish solidarity.      
The Georgian Foreign Minister invited hid Polish colleague to pay an official visit to Tbilisi.