ECHR rules not to revise its judgement on Beslan hostage taking caseWorld September 19, 19:18
Trump vows to 'totally destroy North Korea' if threatenedWorld September 19, 17:50
Russian top brass calls on US to not hamper Damascus’ fight against terrorismMilitary & Defense September 19, 17:49
Zapad-2017 exercise puts Russian army’s "nervous system" to testMilitary & Defense September 19, 17:33
Ukrainian conflict led to spike in hate speech, Russophobia — Council of EuropeWorld September 19, 17:00
Russian regions contribute scores of natural stones for memorial to Gulag victimsSociety & Culture September 19, 16:45
Warsaw police hunting vandals who desecrated Soviet military cemeteryWorld September 19, 16:39
Donbass truce first step towards lifting anti-Russian sanctions — German top diplomatWorld September 19, 16:36
Moscow court arrests man suspected of stabbing hiker to deathSociety & Culture September 19, 16:34
STRASBOURG, January 21 (Itar-Tass) — Georgia’s President Mikhail Saakashvili said on Monday he was not going to quit politics and was ready to resume contacts with Russia.
“Our political force (The United National Movement – Itar-Tass) is not quitting, it is to stay in Georgia for a long time,” he told journalists after a meeting with President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) Jean-Claude Mignon. He said Russia was destined to have contacts with his party. “And maybe, even with me,” her added.
He also said he was “open for all contacts,” including with the Russian leaders. “Nonetheless I will stick to the general orientation towards the West,” he stressed.
Later on Monday, Saakashvili is expected to address the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe and answer questions of European lawmakers.