Georgian president receives U.S official
Georgia, Tbilisi, Oct. 16 / Trend N. Kirtzkhalia /
Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili has received U.S Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Eric Rubin, according to the president's official page on Facebook.
According to this source, during the meeting, the sides have discussed Georgian-U.S. cooperation, strategic partnership, and the results of the parliamentary elections in Georgia.
Rubin stressed that Georgia has reaffirmed its policy of strengthening democracy, testified by transferring the power to the opposition.
Parliamentary elections with the participation of 14 parties and two political blocks took place in Georgia on October 1. The elections were held by a mixed list majority system.
According to the CEC's complete preliminary data, the Georgian Dream coalition got 85 deputy mandates, while United National Movement got 65.
The leader of the Georgian Dream coalition which won the parliamentary elections Ivanishvili, has introduced new candidates for ministerial posts in the new Georgian government.
Ivanishvili will take the post of prime minister.