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20 Jul 2018

Glubokoye, Telavi sign agreement on cooperation

GLUBOKOYE, 20 July (BelTA) – Belarusian Glubokoye and Telavi Municipality of Georgia signed an agreement on cooperation in economy, science, culture, social and humanitarian affairs on 20 July, BelTA has learned.

The document was signed in a ceremony in Glubokoye, Vitebsk Oblast, as part of the Cherry Festival celebrations. The agreement was signed by Telavi Municipality Vice Mayor Giorgi Tushishvili and Chairman of the Glubokoye District Executive Committee Oleg Morkhat.

The contacts with the Georgian region were established on 2014, Chairperson of the Glubokoye District Council of Deputies Galina Unukovich told a press conference. “We have strong ties in culture. The group Glubokskie Devchata twice performed at festive events in Georgia, including those devoted to the 100th anniversary of the country's independence. These days Glubokoye is hosting a group from Telavi who will show their performances that always enjoy a high interest from viewers,” Galina Unukovich said.

According to her, by signing the agreement, the cities have declared their intention to cooperate in several areas. “Our delegation visited different organizations in Georgia. We are planning to exchange sports teams who will compete in events in the two countries, discuss cooperation in medical tourism and visit health farms,” Galina Unukovich said. Glubokoye Dairy Canning Factory maintains ties with many Georgian regions. Telavi may too become one of them.

Telavi Municipality Vice Mayor Giorgi Tushishvili added that the Georgian city is willing to cooperate not only in culture but also in medicine, agriculture and sport.

Cherry Festival is running in Glubokoye on 17-21 July. The city is hosting delegations from Russia, Georgia, Latvia, Lithuania, Ukraine, Poland and France.

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