Meeting with the head of the Eastern Partnership Unit of the EU External Action Service Richard Tibbel.
The chairman of the United National Movement Grigol Vashadze and Member of the Parliament Tinatin Bokuchava met with the head of the Eastern Partnership Unit of the EU External Action Service - Richard Tibbel. The parties discussed Georgia-EU relations, integration issues and existing challenges. There was underlined the difficult political, economic and social situation in the country. An important part of the meeting was dedicated to the 2020 parliamentary elections. In this regard, the importance of free and fair elections and the necessity to comply with OSCE recommendations were reiterated. Representatives of the United National Movement also briefed Mr Tibbels regarding the vision and plans of party before the 2020 elections.
Grigol Vashadze met with the Ambassador of Australia to Georgia, Turkey and Azerbaijan
The Chairman of the United National Movement Grigol Vashadze met with the Ambassador of Australia to Georgia, Turkey and Azerbaijan - Mark Ines-Brown and thanked for the political and economic support. During the meeting, they discussed issues regarding the security and occupation of the two regions of Georgia. They also discussed the policy of the Russian Federation in the South Caucasus and the threats that are a direct consequence of this policy. The conversation also covered the domestic political and economic situation of Georgia, the protests of June 20 and its following condition. Mr. Vashadze briefed the Ambassador on the plans of the United National Movement and the United Opposition regarding the 2020 parliamentary elections.In addition, the necessity to coordinate pro-Western opposition parties for the elections and to comply with OSCE recommendations by the Georgian authorities was emphasized.