FM: Ivanishvili and Medvedev only became acquainted

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Georgia, Tbilisi, Jan. 24 / Trend N. Kirtskhalia /

Georgian Foreign Minister, Maya Panjikidze, confirmed a meeting between Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili and his Russian counterpart, Dmitry Medvedev.

"The meeting took place at a reception in honor of the participants of the World Economic Forum in Davos and was for informational purposes only," she told the Georgian journalists.

According to her, Ivanishvili approached Medvedev, greeted him and introduced himself.

"They talked for literally a minute or two, and they weren't discussing any topic," the Minister said.

According to Panjikidze, the situation that prevailed at the meeting didn't anyhow contribute to a long conversation. She also said she was not aware whether a full meeting of prime ministers of the two countries would take place within the "Russian breakfast" scheduled for Friday, where Ivanishvili is invited as well.

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