Georgia officially announced to Russia its refusal to participate in the "3+3" format

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Within the framework of the Georgian-Russian informal dialogue, the Special Representative of the Prime Minister of Georgia for Relations with the Russian Federation Zurab Abashidze held an online meeting with the Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation Grigory Karasin. This was reported by the press service of the Government of Georgia.
According to the report, representatives of the foreign policy and transport departments of the two countries also took part in the meeting. The issues of trade, economic, transport, property and humanitarian relations were discussed. In addition, Zurab Abashidze pointed out the difficult situation in Abkhazia and the Tskhinvali region. In particular, the deterioration of the humanitarian situation, human rights violations, including illegal arrests, and the growing militarization of these regions are noted. It was stressed that the Geneva talks between Georgia and Russia are the main format for discussing security and humanitarian issues.
According to the same information, the Russian side was interested in the attitude of the Georgian side to the so-called new mechanism of regional consultations ("3+3") and specific measures envisaged in this context, Zurab Abashidze stressed that the Georgian side is not considering the possibility of participating in this initiative.
During the conversation, it was noted that in January-October 2021, there was a positive trend in trade relations between the two countries compared to the same period last year. The trade turnover increased by 21.9%, reaching 1.294 billion US dollars.
The date of the next meeting in the Prague format will be clarified later.

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Georgia officially announced to Russia its refusal to participate in the "3+3" format

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Read: 310     11:00     25 Ноябрь 2021    

Within the framework of the Georgian-Russian informal dialogue, the Special Representative of the Prime Minister of Georgia for Relations with the Russian Federation Zurab Abashidze held an online meeting with the Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation Grigory Karasin. This was reported by the press service of the Government of Georgia.
According to the report, representatives of the foreign policy and transport departments of the two countries also took part in the meeting. The issues of trade, economic, transport, property and humanitarian relations were discussed. In addition, Zurab Abashidze pointed out the difficult situation in Abkhazia and the Tskhinvali region. In particular, the deterioration of the humanitarian situation, human rights violations, including illegal arrests, and the growing militarization of these regions are noted. It was stressed that the Geneva talks between Georgia and Russia are the main format for discussing security and humanitarian issues.
According to the same information, the Russian side was interested in the attitude of the Georgian side to the so-called new mechanism of regional consultations ("3+3") and specific measures envisaged in this context, Zurab Abashidze stressed that the Georgian side is not considering the possibility of participating in this initiative.
During the conversation, it was noted that in January-October 2021, there was a positive trend in trade relations between the two countries compared to the same period last year. The trade turnover increased by 21.9%, reaching 1.294 billion US dollars.
The date of the next meeting in the Prague format will be clarified later.

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