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Kerry promises to visit Georgia

by | Apr 25, 2013
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Georgia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Maia Panjikidze (left), and US Secretary of State, John Kerry in Brussels Wednesday.

TBILISI, DFWatch–US Secretary of State John Kerry has promised that he will visit Georgia.

Kerry made the promise as he met Georgian Minister of Foreign Affairs Maia Panjikidze in Brussels on Wednesday to talk about Georgia’s Euro-Atlantic integration, relations with Russia and the current situation in that country.

Panjikidze said after the meeting that Kerry had expressed the US’ support for Georgia’s territorial integrity and thanked the country for its contribution to NATO’s ISAF mission in Afghanistan.

“I invited Mr Kerry to Georgia and he promised that he will come,” she said.

Archil Gegeshidze, Ambassador of Georgia to the US, and Gela Mgaloblishvili, Georgia’s representative to NATO, also attended the meeting.

Gegeshidze said that the Secretary of State showed an interest in Georgia-Russia relations and improvements in this regards.

“The Secretary of State also showed interest in current processes, reforms, including health care and the social sector and what is done in the country to overcome poverty,” he added.



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