Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Rozenko in the framework of a working trip to Tbilisi held a meeting with Prime Minister of Georgia Giorgi Kvirikashvili. The sides discussed issues pertaining to settlement of social problems of internally displaced persons from the occupied territories.
"The purpose of my visit is to get acquainted with the experience of Georgia in solving the social problems of internally displaced persons and refugees from the occupied territories. Unfortunately, we are faced with a large scale in solving these issues. Georgian experience is important for us both from the point of view of verified in practice algorithms of corresponding decisions, and in terms of overcoming the problems that arise here," Pavlo Rozenko emphasized.
"The Ukrainian side praises the results of the recent state visit of President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko to Georgia. In its turn, the Government of Ukraine approved the establishment of a strategic partnership between Ukraine and Georgia, which has become a political and logical result of more than 25 years of development of diplomatic relations between our countries," underlined the Vice Prime Minister and stressed that strategic goals and directions of policy coordination, enshrined in the Declaration on the Establishment of Strategic Partnership between Ukraine and Georgia, will undoubtedly contribute to further deepening of mutual cooperation, democratic and sustainable development of the two states.
Pavlo Rozenko commended an intensification of the political dialogue between Ukraine and Georgia, including in the framework of inter-parliamentary cooperation, as well as cooperation in all spheres and sectors of Ukrainian-Georgian bilateral relations and the interaction of states in international organizations. He also noted the positive dynamics in the development of interstate trade and economic relations.
On behalf of the Cabinet of Ministers, Pavlo Rozenko assured the Government of Georgia of an unwavering support of Ukraine for Georgia's sovereignty and territorial integrity in its internationally recognized borders, as well as adherence to the non-recognition policy regarding the self-proclaimed republics of Abkhazia and South Ossetia. "I want to express gratitude to the Government of Georgia for the consistent support of Ukraine's independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity in its struggle against the Kremlin’s armed aggression and the occupation of the Russian Federation of Ukrainian territories," underscored the Vice Prime Minister.