This is stated in the message of the press service of the Parliament of Georgia.
The heads of the legislative bodies of the four states met with the Speaker of the Georgian Parliament Shalva Papuashvili on the sidelines of the 145th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) in Kigali, Rwanda.
Particular attention at the talks was paid to the policy of non-recognition of the regions of Georgia occupied by Russia – Abkhazia and the Tskhinvali region.
“The chairmen of the parliaments of Fiji, the Seychelles, Guyana and Tanzania expressed support for the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Georgia and explained that all states must respect the fundamental principles of international law,” the statement said.
The parties also discussed sectoral cooperation in the areas of trade and economy, education, combating climate change and protecting the environment.
They agreed on parliamentary cooperation, including at the level of friendship groups and sectoral committees. The need to improve the legal framework between the countries was noted.
In addition, the meetings discussed in detail regional and international challenges, including Russia’s aggression against Ukraine, their socio-economic and geopolitical consequences.
The delegation of the Parliament of Georgia left for Rwanda to participate in the meeting of the IPU on October 11 and will end its visit on October 16. Along with Papuashvili, the delegation includes Chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee Nikoloz Samkharadze, First Deputy Chairman of the Committee for Environmental Protection and Natural Resources Khatia Tsilosani, and member of the Girchi parliamentary political group Alexander Rakviashvili.
Earlier, within the framework of the IPU Assembly, Papuashvili met with the Chairman of the Senate of Rwanda, the head of the House of Representatives of the Australian Parliament, the Speaker of the National Assembly of Korea, the Speakers of the Parliament of Sierra Leone and the National Assembly of Côte d’Ivoire, the First Deputy Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine.
On October 13, the Head of the Georgian Parliament also met with members of the Defense and Security Committee of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly.