State Minister: Georgia is ready to cooperate with Russian intelligence service in on investigation of 'Georgian trail'
Georgia, Tbilisi, March 31 / Trend , N. Kirtskhalia /
Georgia is ready to cooperate with Russia in the disclosure of the terrorist attacks in Moscow, Georgian State Reintegration Minister Temur Yakobashvili said to Rustavi-2 television channel.
He commented on Patrushev's stament on possible 'Georgian trail' in the blasts in Moscow as a result of which 39 people died.
If Russia has any indications of Georgia's involvement in this terrorist attacks, it can apply to us. There are the formats in which we can cooperate," he said.
However, he expressed surprise that Russia was late with accusations towards Georgia. "There are two statements, including Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov's statement that the traces lead to Afghanistan and Pakistan, which is designed for the West, and Patrushev's statement on 'Georgian trail', which is intended for domestic consumption, to turn Georgia into the enemy," the minister said.
According to him, earlier Russia laid all the blames to the Jews, and now they are blaming the Georgians, thus creating a phobia.
Yakobashvili believes that Patrushev's statement is a provocation aimed at undermining the image of Georgia". "Georgia has always condemned, condemnes and will condemn terrorism, even if it is directed against our enemies. All the perpetrators of this terrorist acts must be found and punished," - he said.
Yakobashvili stressed that Georgia does not need the problems in the North Caucasus. "We do not want, for example, a new problem Pankisi, military operations could provoke aggression," -he said.