TBILISI, February 21. /ITAR-TASS/. Georgian President Georgy Margvelashvili said there was certain progress in the dialogue with Russia.
In his annual address to the parliament on Friday, Margvelashvili said, “We’ve opened a new format of dialogue with Russia to focus on economic and cultural issues.”
The first meeting between the Georgian premier’s special envoy for relations with Russia, Zurab Abashidze, and Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin was held in Geneva’s suburbs in December 2012. Last year the officials met in Prague four times. The next meeting will take place in early March 2014. They focused on the restoration and development of trade, economic, cultural and humanitarian cooperation.