The head of the State Security Service paid an official visit to Georgia
On April 27-28, 2021, Head of the State Security Service of the Republic of Azerbaijan Colonel-General Ali Naghiyev paid an official visit to Georgia at the invitation of the Head of the State Security Service of Georgia, Grigol Liluashvili.
During the visit, Colonel-General Ali Nagiyev visited the monument to National Leader Heydar Aliyev in Tbilisi, laid a wreath at the monument and paid tribute to his memory. Then a monument built in honor of those who sacrificed their lives for the territorial integrity of Georgia was visited in the Heroes' Square of the city, and a wreath was laid in front of the monument.
During the meeting with the head of the Georgian State Security Service Grigol Liluashvili, the current operational conditions in the region and the factors affecting it, improvements to be made in the fight against international terrorism and transnational organized crime, further expansion of cooperation in the exchange of experience and information, as well as the importance of enhancing the effectiveness of the joint fight against new threats posed by the coronavirus pandemic, which caused serious political and economic consequences, and other topical security issues were discussed.
At the same time, Colonel-General Ali Naghiyev met with Georgian Minister of Internal Affairs Vakhtang Gomelauri. The sides exchanged views on issues of mutual importance, stressed the importance of ensuring security in the region and increasing joint efforts in the fight against terrorism and other criminal groups. The parties expressed confidence that cooperation between the law enforcement agencies of the two countries will continue to grow.
The Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Garibashvili received a delegation led by the Head of the State Security Service Colonel-General Ali Naghiyev. Expressing satisfaction with the level of friendly relations and strategic partnership between Azerbaijan and Georgia, Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili stressed that relations between the two countries in the field of security are developing steadily and this cooperation contributes to the establishment of peace and stability in the region.
Expressing gratitude for the warm welcome and high hospitality, as well as the conditions created for the discussion of issues on the development of partnership in the field of security, the head of the Service conveyed the greetings of President Ilham Aliyev to the Prime Minister of Georgia. Noting that the existing relations between the two countries serve to ensure regional security, Colonel-General Ali Naghiyev expressed confidence that the relevant authorities will continue to work closely together to combat international threats to national security.
The Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Garibashvili thanked the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev for the greetings and asked the head of the Service to convey his greetings to the President of Azerbaijan.