President Salome Zurabishvili arrived in Skopje today, where she already met her North Macedonian counterpart Stevo Pendarovski at the Villa Vodno Presidential Palace. This marks the first official visit by a Georgian President to North Macedonia.
After the meeting, the Presidents signed a vise-free travel agreement between Georgia and North Macedonia, and delivered statements in a joint press conference.
In her remarks, President Zurabishvili highlighted that the countries share a “common” path of EU and NATO integration. “We appreciate North Macedonia’s readiness to share with Georgia its experience in Euro integration,” she added.
During today’s ceremony, Culture Ministers Tea Tsulukiani and Irena Stefoska also signed a memorandum on cooperating in the field of culture.
President Zurabishvili is set to meet with North Macedonian Assembly President Talat Xhaferi, and First Deputy Prime Minister Artan Grubi later.
The visit concludes on May 11. The Georgian President is accompanied by Culture Minister Tea Tsulukiani, Deputy Foreign Minister Vakhtang Makharoblishvili and Presidential Administration Head Natia Sulava, among others.