The Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Georgia and the People's Republic of China held their eighth round of political consultations
The ministries of foreign affairs of Georgia and the People's Republic of China held their eighth round of political consultations at the level of deputy ministers in Beijing on July 7, 2023. The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Aleksandre Khvtisiashvili, led the consultations on behalf of Georgia, while China was represented by the First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ma Zhaosu.
During the meeting, the parties had an extensive dialogue concerning various bilateral and multilateral cooperation aspects. The topics discussed included political, economic, cultural-humanitarian, and bilateral legal frameworks. A particular focus was placed on enhancing collaboration in trade-economic, investment, transport, logistics, agriculture, tourism, and information technology domains.
Both sides emphasized the importance of conducting high-level and high-level visits.
The deputy ministers shared information and views on the current situation and challenges in the region and the world.
Aleksandre Khvtisiashvili informed his Chinese colleague about the situation in the occupied territories of Georgia. He emphasized Georgia's commitment to the "one-China principle." On the other hand, the Chinese side once again confirmed its support for Georgia's sovereignty and territorial integrity within the internationally recognized borders.