Russian mass media informs about that referring to Yuri Popov, Envoy at large of the Russian Foreign Ministry, co-chairman of the JCC from the Russian side.
According to him, the sides will discuss issues on resolution of the Georgian-South Ossetian conflict.
“We will discuss security issues, work of the Russian peacekeepers, optimization of checkpoints, possible fortifications, cooperation of the law enforcement bodies,” stated Popov.
According to him, the Georgian side will be presented by Dimitri Manjavidze, deputy State Minister of Georgia for conflict resolution, co-chairman of the JCC from the Georgian side, and David Bakradze, State Minister of Georgia for conflict resolution. South Ossetian side will be presented by Boris Chochiev, co-chairman of the Joint Control Commission from south Ossetian side.
The Russian delegation intends to arrive in Tbilisi on Monday.
Nachkebia Positively Evaluates Establishment Of New Parliamentary Faction
Nachkebia told journalists today that independent majoritary MPs would speak about problems from the newly established tribune.
Presentation of a new parliamentary faction “Our Georgia” was held at the Hotel Tbilisi Marriott today. The faction is lead by MP Valery Gelbakhiani.
Balavadze Evaluates Newly Established Faction As Pro-Russian
Balavadze told journalists today that the party, which consists of the MP Gocha Jojua, couldn’t be considered as pro-Western.
As to cooperation with the abovementioned faction, Balavadze stated that it would not be a strategic partner for a joint cooperation.
Gela Bezhuashvili Addressed 34th Plenary Session Of UNESCO General Conference
Prime-News was told at the Foreign Ministry of Georgia that in his address the Georgian Foreign Minister outlined Georgia’s vision for the future strategy of UNESCO.
Bezhuashvili highlighted the prospects for developing cooperation with UNESCO in the fields of education, science, protection of cultural heritage and development of intercultural dialogue and on Georgia’s experience in this regard.
The Minister focused particular attention on the facts of violation in the conflict zones of such fundamental human rights as the right to receive native language education. He put emphasis on the disastrous condition of cultural monuments and unique churches and monasteries in Abkhazia, Georgia and urged for repeated implementation of UNESCO mission for the exploration and assessment of the preservation state of these monuments.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia urged UNESCO to undertake within the scope of its competence a more active and effective action to ensure due protection of unique relics of cultural heritage in the conflict zones and eradication of the problems persisting in the field of education.
Gela Bezhuashvili hosted the General Conference delegates and honorary guests at the Georgian National Museum’sexhibition ‘L’or de la Toison’, Le Palais de la Monnaie de Paris. The exhibition is held within the frames of the “Georgian Cultural Season-2007”, under the patronage of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia and the Ministry of Culture.
Bezhuashvili Met With His Serbian Counterpart
Prime-News was told at the Foreign Ministry of Georgia that the sides discussed a broad spectrum of bilateral relations.
The Ministers exchanged their views on the international issues of topical importance.
The same day consultations were held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of France. The meeting focused on the issues of cooperation between Georgia and France and the current developments in the world.