Georgian Foreign Minister’s Meeting with European Colleagues


On the sidelines of the Forum held in Croatia on 9 and 10 July 2015, Georgian Foreign Minister Tamar Beruchashvili held meetings with her European colleagues, as well as with representatives of the U.S. Department of State, Japanese Foreign Ministry and the European Commission.


Within the framework of her visit to the Republic of Croatia, on 10 July, Tamar Beruchashvili met Croatian First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs Vesna Pusic. The two Ministers underlined the growing dynamics of bilateral relations between their countries attaching particular importance to using Croatia’s experience in the process of Georgia’s European integration. The Georgian Foreign Minister acquainted her Croatian counterpart with the situation in Georgia’s occupied regions, in particular with the grave human rights situation there.


Tamar Beruchashvili invited Vesna Pusic to take part in the international gender equality conference due to take place in Georgia, in November 2015.


The Georgian Foreign Minister also met her Norwegian counterpart, Foreign Minister Børge Brende. The sides discussed main spheres of cooperation between Norway and Georgia focusing on the opportunities to further develop business and trade relations. The Ministers agreed to exchange high-level visits.

Tamar Beruchashvili also held a brief meeting with Foreign Minister of Mali Abdoulaye Diop who thanked the Georgian Minister for Georgia’s participation in the EU Mission in Mali.

On 10 July, as part of her visit to Croatia, the Georgian Foreign Minister also met representatives of the U.S. State Department, in particular, Coordinator for U.S. Assistance to Europe and Eurasia Alina Romanowski and Climate Action and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete.