Georgia, Tbilisi, July 5 / Trend N.Kirtzkhalia /
Russia has occupied Georgia's territories and the U.S. will never put up with this fact, U.S. State Secretary Hillary Clinton said at the meeting with women leaders of Georgia in the National Library.
The meeting was attended by 150 women, including representatives of opposition parties.
"We will not accept this situation and will seek deoccupation of Georgia. The Georgian people should consistently pursue its territorial integrity and freedom," she said.
Clinton also stressed that "the success of democracy" is apparent in Georgia, "Georgia continues to be a beacon of democracy and today the country has a chance to repeat the "golden era" of development of Georgia under Queen Tamar. This requires the unconditional continuation of reforms," Clinton said.
According to Clinton, Georgia's development is directly related to the development of democratic institutions.
Responding to Georgian First Lady Sandra Roelofs's proposal, Clinton said that the U.S. would support the activity of women's organizations to build relations with colleagues in areas of conflict, which may contribute to their resolution. "This is an important component of conflict resolution and it must be maximally used," she said.
Clinton stressed the right of refugees to return to their homes. Clinton left the National Library for the presidential palace.
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