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Georgia and Egypt signed two documents2010-05-25 17:25
Today Grigol Vashadze, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, held a meeting with his Egyptian counterpart Ahmed Abul Gheit.gt-en-newsitem-inside
The parties discussed prospects for consolidation of bilateral relations and cooperation between the two countries. Negotiations also focused on the foreign policy of both countries and the problems in the Middle East and the Caucasus Region.
Right after the meeting the ceremony of signing the two documents was conducted. These documents are: Agreement on Avoidance of Double Taxation and Tax Evasion on Income and Capital between the Government of Georgia and the Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt; and Memorandum of Understanding in the Field of Archives between the National Archive of Georgia and the National Library and Archive of the Arab Republic of Egypt - Information and Press Department of the Foreign Ministry of Georgia.
Following the meeting, the Foreign Ministers of Egypt and Georgia held a joint press conference. Vashadze mentioned that Georgian diplomats and agriculture and healthcare specialists are being taught in Egyptian colleges.
"I especially would like to highlight Egypt's position in regard to the region of South Caucasus and the fact Egypt unanimously supports sovereignty and territorial integrity of Georgia," Vashadze said.