​David Zalkaliani hosted his Guatemalan counterpart

Georgian Foreign Minister David Zalkaliani hosted his Guatemalan counterpart Sandra Jovel Polanco, who arrived in Georgia for her first official visit.
The sides discussed a broad spectrum of issues on the agenda of bilateral relatons, including priorities of cooperation in the political, trade-economic, cultural and educational areas. Special note was taken of the progress in deepening bilateral cooperation, as well as in achieving mutual support for important issues within multilateral formats.
The sides highlighted the ways to share Georgia’s experience of reforms both at the bilateral level and under the aegis of the Central American Integration System where Georgia enjoys an observer status.  
Discussing the situation in Georgia’s occupied territories, the sides paid special attention to the challenges facing regional security. The two ministers expressed their common position with respect to the crisis in Venezuela.

Within the framework of her visit, Sandra Jovel Polanco laid a wreath at the memorial of heroes fallen for the unity of Georgia.
The Guatemalan Foreign Minister also visited the City Hall and familiarized herself with Georgia’s reforms in providing public services.