The focus of the bilateral discussions was the development of political and economic relations and technical cooperation. The talks also centered on the representation of Georgia's diplomatic and consular interests in Russia, which Switzerland has assumed since March 2009.
Another sign of good relations between Bern and Tbilisi is Georgia's decision to open an embassy in Bern next to its UN mission in Geneva. "Your new ambassador and embassy staff will be welcome in Bern", President Calmy-Rey assured her guest, Foreign Minister Vashadze.
The two countries' positions in international cooperation, particularly at the disarmament conference in Geneva, were also discussed. Georgia's relations with neighbouring countries and energy issues in the South Caucasus were other points of discussion.
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