Joint Georgia-Russia Commission created to overcome consequences of conflict in Caucasus
Georgia, Tbilisi, Dec. 22 / Trend , N.Kirtskhalia / The joint Georgia- Russia commission was created for the purpose of overcoming the consequences of conflict in the Caucasus. The members of Georgian delegation proclaimed the results of their three-day visit to Russia at today's press conference.
According to the owner of Gorjian Times newspaper Malkhaz Gulashvili, the Commission was created on the initiative of the member of the Public chamber of Russia Maxim Shevchenko. The meeting of the joint Georgian- Russian session was also held in the chamber. Concrete issues were considered at the session.
"We agreed about creation of joint commission for overcoming of the consequences of conflict, as well as to develop joint rotation to the name of the Russian President and Foreign Ministry due to the restoration of transport communication between Georgia and Russia; refinement the list of persons, who were detained for some reasons by both countries, through the assistance of public organizations. Considerable attention must be given to the humanitarian terms in Akhalgori, as well as it is necessary to continue the development of relations in the sphere of culture, religion and information", Gulashvili said.
According to him, they were promised that the air traffic will be supposedly restored in January, and a permission will be given to realize the Georgian agricultural production in Russia.
The cochairmen of commission are - Malkhaz Gulashvili from the Georgian side and Maxim Shevchenko from the Russian side. Expert on Caucasus issues Mamuk Areshidze, head of the Supervision council 'Georgia-film' Soso Jacvliani, actor and producer Gogi Kavtaradze, senior editor of the Free Georgia newsaper Tato Laskhishvili, and others are united in the Commission from the Georgian side.
According to Gulashvili, members of the joint commission had met with representatives of the Congress of the Caucasian peoples, where the Abkhazs and Ossetians attended. "We fixed our position that we were ready to conduct dialogue both with the Russians and Ossetians and Abkhazians", he added.
Members of delegation say that their visit obtained large illumination in the Russian media outlets."Important significance had a visit of patriarch Ilia II to Moscow, after which commission obtained green light", said Mamuka Areshidze. According to him, the visit was coordinated with Patriarch, the Georgian Speaker and State Minister on Reintegration issues were informed of the visit. The next meeting of joint Georgian- Russian commission will be held in Tbilisi.
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