Tbilisi, 31 May 2022 (TDI): The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, Ilia Darchiashvili expressed his heartfelt greetings to Croatia on the occasion of their Statehood Day.
He conveyed his wishes by adding that he is eager to continue working with my counterpart Gordan Grlić Radman, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Republic of Croatia to strengthen cooperation for the benefit of the respective countries.
Would like to extend my sincere congratulations to Croatia on their Statehood Day! I am ready to continue working with my counterpart @grlicradman to develop 🇬🇪-🇭🇷 relations for the benefit of our nations.
— Ilia Darchiashvili (@iliadarch) May 30, 2022
Croatia’s Statehood Day
Statehood Day is a public holiday and national day observed annually on May 30 in Croatia to commemorate the establishment of the first modern multi-party Croatian Parliament in 1990.
As well as, it is the 32nd anniversary of the establishment of the first democratic and multi-party legislature. After a decade of Communist control, the foundations of a modern parliament were established on May 30, 1990, and its historic role in protecting Croatian sovereignty was confirmed.
Croatian President Dr. Franjo Tudjman’s statement on Croatia’s Statehood Day
Croatian President Dr. Franjo Tudjman also addressed his public that they owe great appreciation and eternal thanks to the Croatian warriors who defended Croatia since the Homeland War is the strongest foundation of an independent and sovereign Croatia in which we live in peace and freedom.
Domovinski rat najčvršći je temelj neovisne i suverene Hrvatske u kojoj živimo u miru i slobodi, stoga posebno poštovanje i trajnu zahvalnost dugujemo upravo hrvatskim braniteljima koji su stali u obranu Hrvatske, pod vodstvom prvog hrvatskog predsjednika dr. Franje Tuđmana. pic.twitter.com/U0pI0kLBVS
— Gordan Grlić Radman (@grlicradman) May 30, 2022
Bilateral relations between Georgia and Croatia
Georgia and the Republic of Croatia have less intense bilateral connections, however, the two nations work well together in international organizations.
In addition, Georgia and Croatia have signed several international treaties. The agreements govern interactions between Foreign Ministries as well as cultural and economic collaboration.
Recent development in Bilateral Ties
Last week, a bilateral meeting took place between Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili and his Croatian colleague Andrej Plenkovi. In which they discussed the potential for further collaboration between Georgia and Croatia.
Irakli Garibashvili spoke about Georgia’s progress toward European integration and emphasized the significance of the EU membership candidacy.
In conclusion, the president of the government also stated that the country’s inhabitants’ desire for integration was a historic decision and that strong support from partners in the process was crucial, according to the Government Administration.