Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili places June 6, 2014 flowers at a memorial for the people killed over the course of the EuroMaidan protests in the center of Kiev. Photo: Georgian President’s administration
Georgian President, Giorgi Margvelashvili, arrived in Kiev on Friday to attend inauguration ceremony of the Ukrainian president-elect Petro Poroshenko on June 7.
President Margvelashvili met on Friday Ukrainian PM Arseniy Yatsenyuk and discussed “the need to deepen cooperation,” according to the Georgian president’s administration.
It also said that the Georgian President noted importance of democratically held presidential election in Ukraine, which “demonstrated the Ukrainian people’s strong will to build strong, free, democratic and united European country.”
In Kiev the Georgian President is accompanied by secretary of National Security Council Irine Imerlishvili; his foreign policy advisor Vano Matchavariani, as well as lawmakers from ruling GD coalition, vice-speaker Zviad Dzidziguri and Tedo Japaridze, chairman of parliamentary committee of foreign affairs.