Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev in an interview with the Kommersant newspaper said he would refuse to sit at the same table with the current President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili alone who “started the war, committed a crime.”
The current Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili, according to the head of the Russian government, belongs to another generation of politicians nevertheless we “have to see his real actions.”
The Prime Minister noted that recently from Georgia “there have been some signals indicating that it is good to establish contacts, not yet at the diplomatic level,” reminding that it was Georgia that initiated the break of diplomatic relations, not Russia.
In general, the Prime Minister took a stand for the resumption of dialogue and restoration of humanitarian cooperation with the new leadership of Georgia. But of course taking into account the current geopolitical realities and Abkhazia and South Ossetia recognition decisions taken by Russia,” he stressed.