Georgian top diplomat welcomes Putin’s statement about unwillingness to impose sanctions
Georgian Foreign Minister David Zalkaliani has welcomed Russian President Vladimir Putin’s statement in which he said he was unwilling to impose sanctions on Tbilisi, TASS reports.
"The Russian president’s decision [to refrain from imposing sanctions on Georgia - TASS] is definitely the only right one. This decision can only be welcomed," Zalkaliani told Georgia’s Imedi media company.
The Georgian top diplomat pointed out that the country’s authorities had kept a close eye on controversial statements against the Russian leadership. According to him they were provocative and aimed at deteriorating bilateral relations.