Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov and Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Europe Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni paid an official visit to Georgia, Mitov's ministry said on Tuesday. The visit, on May 9 and 10, took place within the framework of the Bulgarian Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe. It was intended to present the Council of Europe's action plan for Georgia for the period 2016-2019, adopted during Bulgaria's Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe.
In Tbilisi, Mitov and Battaini-Dragoni met with the Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili, Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili, as well as Foreign Minister Mikheil Janelidze.
In the course of the talks, Mitov and his Georgian counterpart Janelidze underscored the excellent relations between the two countries and confirmed their desire to continue the dynamic political dialogue. "Bulgaria will continue its commitment to the efforts to form a better understanding at European level about the challenges faced by Georgia and its strategic goals," the Bulgarian Foreign Minister said.