Lavrov demands cessation of anti-Russian rhetoric from Georgia

Other News Materials 30 November 2007 16:06 (UTC +04:00)

( Prime-News ) - According to Sergey Lavrov, Russian Foreign Minister, Russian-Georgian relations will be settled after Georgia stops anti-Russian rhetoric.

Lavrov told journalists after the meeting with Gela Bezhashvili, Georgian Foreign Minister, in Madrid today that the government of Georgia accuses Russia of negative developments in the country without grounds.

According to Lavrov, it is impossible to improve economical relations between Georgia and Russia while political relations between the countries is not improved.

Lavrov accused Georgian side of violation of agreements regarding conflict zones.

Gela Bezhuashvili Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, met with Sergey Lavrov, Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation, within frameworks of the 15th meeting of the OSCE Council of Ministers of Foreign Affairs held in Madrid, today.

The Ministers discussed actual issues between the two countries, and put an emphasis on resolution of conflicts on the territory of Georgia.