MOSCOW, 15 March – RIA Novosti. Russian-Georgian relations can only be established by Russian President Vladimir Putin, said former speaker of the Georgian parliament, opposition leader Nino Burjanadze.
“Of course, we have very serious problems with Russia, but I know that the only person in Russia who can have a positive, negative influence on Russian-Georgian relations is indeed Vladimir Putin,” Burjanadze said on the air of the radio station. Echo of Moscow “.
She noted that no matter how difficult it is, it is necessary to talk with Russia. “If people want to really change the Russian-Georgian policy, then they should talk with those who can really influence it,” she stressed.
Burjanadze called the recognition of Abkhazia and South Ossetia by Russia a big mistake on the part of the Russian Federation. “This is definitely a very difficult moment for us,” the politician said.
“As long as this issue remains between Georgia and Russia, we will always have difficulties,” Burjanadze said.