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Georgia's European Way

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The European Union reaffirms its commitment to Georgia at Georgia's European Way conference.

Speaking at the opening session, Christian Danielsson, Director of the European Commission on enlargement issues, said "EU-Georgia cooperation is excellent, with clear progress in many areas. The EU's support is delivering tangible results for Georgian citizens and we are ready to step up our efforts and increase this cooperation and achieve further positive results. Let us be ambitious, let us shape together with our common future. "

Other representatives of the European Commission and the European External Action Service also took part in the event, such as government and civil society representatives from Austria, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Germany, Lithuania, Poland, the Slovak Republic, the Republic of Moldova and Belarus.

The topics discussed focused on the progress of the EU and Georgia in building a stronger economy, governance, connectivity and society in Georgia.

Ten Georgian Youth European Ambassadors, a programme initiated by the EU, also participated in the conference, encouraging young people to engage in dialogue with their peers on the major issues of Georgia's European integration.

"The conference is important for Georgia's development and I am pleased to see so many representatives of the European Union here," said Giorgi Agirbaia, one of the YEAs present at the event. "As a Young European Ambassador, I am honoured to be here. Young people are a key element of our society and our views must be taken into account in the discussions on the European path Georgia has chosen to follow. "