TBILISI, August 8 (Itar-Tass) - Georgian Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili on Thursday spoke in favor of “a direct dialogue with Abkhazian and Ossetian brothers” as well as the normalization of ties with Russia.
“We favor a direct dialogue with our Abkhazian and Ossetian brothers, and I am sure that together we will find a common language,” the prime minister said.
“We all must draw a lesson from the past, it is necessary to learn to correct mistakes and forgive each other. I am sure that time will come when our Abkhazian and Ossetian brothers will turn back to us,” he stressed.
According to him, “it is necessary to outline correct moves towards the normalization of ties with Russia and the establishment of a direct dialogue” with Abkhazia and South Ossetia, he said.