Anders Fogh Rasmussen and President of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili. (Saakashvili’s Facebook page.)

TBILISI, DFWatch–President Mikheil Saakashvili met with NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen in New York, within the frames of the 68th session of the United Nations General Assembly.

According to the president’s press office, Saakashvili spoke with Rasmussen about recent events in the villages Dvani and Ditsi on the border around the contested South Ossetia region where Russian soldiers are installing fences and barbed wire.

The meeting was not official. Anders Fogh Rasmussen posted an image of their brief chat on his Facebook page. (

Saakashvili has been visiting New York for the last few days and today attended the 2013 Concordia Summit.