About Civil.ge
Eng | Geo | Rus
Last updated: 10:55 - 1 May.'18
RSS
Mobile
Twitter
Facebook
Georgian, Swiss Presidents Meet in Tbilisi
Civil Georgia, Tbilisi / 30 May.'11 / 11:41


President Saakashvili (left) and Swiss President and Foreign Minister Micheline Calmy-Rey (right), Tbilisi, May 29. Photo: Georgian President’s administration.

President Saakashvili discussed with the visiting Swiss President, Micheline Calmy-Rey, “strengthening the role of Switzerland as a mediator” between Tbilisi and Moscow, the Georgian President’s administration said.

With the diplomatic ties cut between Georgia and Russia, Switzerland represents Georgia’s diplomatic interests in Moscow and the diplomatic interests of Russia in Tbilisi since 2009. Switzerland is also a mediator in talks between Moscow and Tbilisi on Russia’s WTO entry terms.

“The major topics of discussion were bilateral relations and Georgia's occupied territories,” the Georgian President’s administration said.

Also on May 29, the Swiss President and Foreign Minister, Micheline Calmy-Rey, who is paying a two-day official visit to Tbilisi, met with Georgian Foreign Minister Grigol Vashadze.

Latest News
01 May.'18 10:55
We Have Moved to a New Platform
Direct Your Bookmarks to https://civil.ge.
29 Apr.'18 03:54
Ruling Party Candidate Wins MP By-Elections
Givi Chichinadze will represent Vani and Khoni single-mandate constituency in the Parliament of Georgia.
28 Apr.'18 09:40
Polls Open for Vani and Khoni MP By-Elections
48,123 voters are eligible to cast their ballots in Vani and Khoni single-mandate constituency.
27 Apr.'18 17:23
State Dept’s Europe Affairs Point Man to Visit Tbilisi
Wess Mitchell will meet senior government officials and address the NATO-Georgia Public Diplomacy Forum.
27 Apr.'18 13:45
In Quotes: Georgian Politicians on Ex-PM Bidzina Ivanishvili’s Comeback
Bidzina Ivanishvili will be approved as the Georgian Dream party chairman at the upcoming convention.
26 Apr.'18 18:15
SG Jens Stoltenberg: Georgia NATO’s ‘Very Close’ Partner
The NATO Secretary General says Foreign Ministers meeting tomorrow will recognize the country’s progress.
26 Apr.'18 14:24
Ex-PM Ivanishvili to Chair Georgian Dream Party
Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili said Ivanishvili was ‘best equipped’ to add new dynamism to the party.
26 Apr.'18 11:12
Lawmaker Proposes Criminal Liability for ‘Insult of Religious Feelings’
The parliamentary human rights committee decided to set up a working group for scrutinizing the draft law.
25 Apr.'18 17:21
New Abkhaz Government Head Appointed
Gennady Gagulia has served as the Abkhaz “prime minister” twice - in 1995-1997, and 2002-2003.
25 Apr.'18 14:43
Watchdog Improves Georgia’s Press Freedom Ranking
None of the countries of the former Soviet Union (except the Baltics) are ranked ahead of Georgia.

About Civil Georgia
Civil.Ge © 2001-2020, Daily News Online
Registered office: 2 Dolidze Str, 4-th Floor.
47