TBILISI, October 25 (Itar-Tass) — Georgia will continue integrating into Euro-Atlantic structures and developing strategic cooperation with the United States, candidate to premiership Bidzina Ivanishvili said.
Speaking at Thursday’s parliament session in Kutaisi, Ivanishvili said, “Georgia’s strive for EU membership, Euro-Atlantic integration and integration into NATO are the priorities of the new government.”
According to Ivanishvili, “relations with the United States, the main ally of Georgia, will be held within the U.S.-Georgia Charter on Strategic Partnership [the Charter was signed in January 2009].”
The government’s important task “is to restore Georgia’s territorial integrity and the peaceful unification of the country in order to find ways for a dialogue with Abkhazs and Ossets. Georgia also seek to normalise relations with Russia”, the candidate to Georgia’s premiership said.