Georgian and Armenian citizens can soon cross the border between the two countries with ID cards.

Currently, it is only possible to cross the border between the two countries with a passport.

Georgian news platform Agenda reports Nikol Pashinyan, Prime Minister of Armenia, signed the agreement in Georgia upon invitation by Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia.

During a meeting with Gakharia in Tbilisi, Pashinyan described Armenia’s relationship with Georgia as “special.”

To a question about the repatriation of Armenians living in Georgia, Pashinyan replied:

“I believe that Armenians living in Georgia live in their home country and that they should be proud of Georgian citizenship.

It is a very important status and we must be interested in Georgia to be a strong and developed country.

From for its part, Georgia must also be interested in Armenia to be strong and developed.”

It is not yet clear when the agreement will take effect.

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