Turkey to boost strategic partnership with Georgia, Erdoğan says

DAILY SABAH
ISTANBUL
Published 31.10.2019 14:50
Updated 31.10.2019 17:28
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President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan pledged to boost strategic partnership initiatives with Georgia after holding official talks with Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia on Thursday.

Speaking at a joint news conference, Erdoğan said the two countries will boost bilateral ties soon.

"Turkey had paused strategic partnership initiatives with Georgia but we have now instructed our foreign ministers to convene the strategic cooperation council as soon as possible," Erdoğan said.

Echoing Erdoğan's statements on enhancing ties, Prime Minister Gakharia invited Erdoğan to visit Georgia. The Turkish president responded by saying that he accepts the invitation and will visit the country next spring.

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