Trilateral meeting of the Azerbaijani, Turkish and Georgian Parliaments' Committees for International Relations held
- 15 July 2019
Todayç trilateral meeting of the Azerbaijani, Turkish and Georgian Parliaments' Committees for International Relations held in Baku, APA reports.
Chairing the meeting Samad Seyidov, the Chairman of International and Interparliamentary Relations Committee of Milli Majlis, noted that such kind of events had paramount importance for the approach of our nations and populations: “We could only together cope with increasing problems of the world. Our countries already take part in international organizations as a unit team. The Cooperation Protocol, signed in Ankara, is a map for us.”
Samad Seyidov emphasized friendship groups with more than 70 parliaments of the world are acting in Milli Majlis. The friendship groups with Turkey and Georgia are the largest ones among them.
Having a speech, Sofio Katsarava, the Head of Foreign Relations Committee of the Parliament of the Republic of Georgia, stated this format paves the way for the progress of three countries: “These events are very crucial to review the role of the parliaments in regional cooperation. Our countries play a bridge role between Europe and Asia. So it is significant to increase the number of fields, mentioned in Cooperation Protocol, signed in Ankara."
S.Katsarava has highlighted that Georgia aims to continue a strategic partnership with Turkey and Azerbaijan. Means of parliament diplomacy should be used for this purpose.
Chair of foreign relations committee of Turkish Grand National Assembly Volkan Bozkir stated that relations of these three countries are the call message to other countries for the stability in the region and the world: “Unfortunately, conflicts in Southern Caucasus prevent the development of the region. Turkey supports the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan and Georgia and believes in the solution of these conflicts in accordance with the principles of international law”.
Members of parliaments of three countries – Sevinj Fataliyeva, Zviad Dzidziguri, Ahmet Yilmaz, Sahiba Gafarova, Javanshir Feyziyev, Yunus Emre, Tahir Mirkishili and others have spoken about the importance of these joint meetings.