Salome Zurabishvili held a meeting with the Prime Minister of Iceland, Katrin Jakobsdouttir, as part of the World Democracy Forum. According to the presidential administration, issues of deepening bilateral relations were discussed at the meeting.
According to the press service, during the meeting, the Prime Minister of Iceland, within the framework of the chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, named the priorities of Iceland’s activity: gender equality, children’s rights, the issue of climate change.
As the President of Georgia noted, gender issues are also important for Georgia, and they are included in 12 recommendations of the European Union.
The meeting also discussed the issue of providing Georgia with a European perspective. Salome Zurabishvili noted that 80 percent of the Georgian population supports the European integration of the country and this is written in the Constitution of Georgia.
Salome Zurabishvili invited the Prime Minister of Iceland to the International Women’s Conference in Tbilisi, founded on her initiative, which will be held next year for the second time.