15 Mar 2019

Vanuatu signs cooperation agreement with Georgia

3:36 pm on 15 March 2019

Vanuatu has signed a cooperation agreement with the independent republic of Georgia.

Foreign Minister Ralph Regenvanu met with his counterpart in Georgia this week, in the first visit from a Vanuatu Minister.

According to a release from Georgia's Foreign Ministry, Mr Regenvanu reaffirmed Vanuatu's support for Georgia's sovereignty.

Vanuatu Foreign Affairs Minister, Ralph Reganvanu

Vanuatu Foreign Affairs Minister, Ralph Reganvanu Photo: Georgia govt

The two sides also discussed illegal actions by Russia in its former occupied territories of Georgia, Abkhazia and Tskhinvali.

The two foreign ministers then signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Thursday.

Mr Regenvanu is scheduled to hold meetings with Georgian President Salome Zourabichvili.