Many issues to be discussed during visit of Gordon to Georgia

Politics Materials 8 June 2009 16:18 (UTC +04:00)

Georgia, Tbilisi, June 8 / Trend N. Kirtskhalia /

All spheres were discussed during visit of U.S deputy secretary of state on Europe and Eurasia Philip Gordon to Tbilisi, Georgia's foreign minister Grigol Vashadze said after the meeting with Armenian counterpart Edward Nalbandian at the press-conference.  

Situation in conflict zones, relations with Russia will be discussed with deputy secretary of state, Vashadze said. "It deals with way of transforming charter designed with the USA in concrete actions," he said.

Philip Gordon will visit all three republics of South Caucasus, including Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan. Gordon will arrive in Tbilisi on June 11. Goal of his visit is to discuss regional issues having bilateral interest. During the visit Gordon will hold meetings with representatives of power and civil society, as well as other people. Before going to Georgia Gordon will visit Yerevan. He will arrive in Baku leaving Tbilisi. 

It is the first Gordon's visit to South Caucasus after his appointment U.S deputy secretary of state on Europe and Eurasia on May 15. 

Earlier Gordon was responsible on Europe in U.S national security council.

Gordon was senior scientific employee on foreign policy of the USA and Europe in the institute of Brookings in Washington.

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