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Georgian president to meet with Sarkozy today

Politics Materials 8 June 2010 10:18
The main topic of talks between Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili and French President Nicolas Sarkozy June 8 will be the execution of a peace agreement signed Aug. 12, 2008, Georgian Ambassador to France Mamuka Kudava told journalists in Paris.
Georgian president to meet with Sarkozy today

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

The main topic of talks between Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili and French President Nicolas Sarkozy June 8 will be the execution of a peace agreement signed Aug. 12, 2008, Georgian Ambassador to France Mamuka Kudava told journalists in Paris.

"Sarkozy invited Saakashvili to pay a visit to Paris two days before Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's visit," he said.

He added that Sarkozy intends to know the Georgian side's position before the talks with Putin.

"This is an official visit. Thus, its importance increases in this regard," Kudava said, stressing that "so far the Georgian authorities have not held meetings at this level in Paris."

Deputy Foreign Minister Nino Kalandadze, who is accompanyinh Saakashvili during his visit, said Georgia is dissatisfied with the execution of a document dated Aug.12, and the president will express this position during a meeting with Sarkozy, who was an intermediary between Moscow and Tbilisi on a peace agreement in 2008.

Today, Georgian First Lady Sandra Roelofs has a separate program, and will hold a meeting with French First Lady Carla Bruni. According to Roelofs, the sides will discuss the further cooperation between the two countries in the field of health and culture.

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