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Georgian PM discloses main condition for normalizing relations with Russia

Interview with CNBC in Davos

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Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 24 Trend: Russia must respect Georgia’s territorial integrity and sovereignty for the region to become attractive for investments and business, Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili said in an interview with CNBC in Davos, Georgia Online reported.

He said that today Tbilisi and Moscow have several formats of dialogue and positive dynamics is observed in trade.

"We are trying to reduce tension with Russia to be able to attract more investments as stability and security are the first requirement of any investor," Kvirikashvili said.

"Of course, we appreciate the decision of the Russian government in connection with the simplification of the visa regime for Georgian citizens,” he said. “This is a positive action appreciated by the Georgian government and people."

He said that Russia must respect Georgia’s territorial integrity and sovereignty.

"This is the main condition to begin normal relations with Russia," Kvirikashvili said.

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