Georgia’s EU goals find support

  • 2013-09-10
  • From wire reports

TALLINN - Estonian Prime Minister Andrus Ansip and Georgian Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili discussed at their meeting on Sept. 9 in Tallinn Estonian-Georgian relations, developments in Georgia and the European Union Eastern Partnership, reports LETA.

Ansip said that Georgia has always been an important partner for Estonia, whose fate matters, and Estonia continues to support Georgia’s aspirations to join the European Union and NATO.

“We support a democratically developing Georgia that is integrating with Europe,” Ansip said. “We know from the experiences of our own state that the best way to integrate with the West is a fast and democratic development of the state.”
Prime Minister Ivanishvili visited Estonia on Sunday and Monday, with the schedule for the visit including meetings with President Toomas Hendrik Ilves, President of the Riigikogu Ene Ergma, Prime Minister Andrus Ansip, Foreign Minister Urmas Paet, and Minister of Economic Affairs and Communications Juhan Parts.