(Civil.Ge) — US Vice President Mike Pence will travel to Georgia in late July, according to the White House reported.
In Tbilisi, the Vice President will meet with President Giorgi Margvelashvili and Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili, among others, and visit U.S. and Georgian troops participating in the Noble Partner exercise.
As part of his diplomatic tour in Europe, Pence will also visit Estonia and Montenegro.
Commenting the visit on June 30, Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili said the Vice President would travel to Georgia on July 31.
“This of course is a clear sign of the support of the United States to Georgia,” the Prime Minister stated, adding that he is “glad” that the Government has managed to establish contacts with new U.S. administration “from its very first days.”
“We are happy that the Vice President has chosen Georgia, along with Estonia and Montenegro, as [one of] the most important partners of the United States,” PM Kvirikashvili noted.