We are watching the events unfolding in our neighborhood with great concern.

The local office of APA reports that Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Garibashvili, who is on a visit to Germany, said this at a joint press conference with German Chancellor Olaf Scholtz.

He said that Azerbaijan and Armenia are friendly countries for Georgia and expressed hope that the parties will soon return to dialogue.

Garibashvili noted that what is happening can worsen the security environment in the region, and in this regard, everyone should be worried.

The Prime Minister reminded that an agreement was reached between Azerbaijan and Armenia on the exchange of maps of the territories inhabited by Armenians and thousands through his personal mediation, and expressed hope that the parties will soon sit down at the negotiating table and end the conflict.