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U.S. delegation is content with visit to Tbilisi

2010-02-05 15:16

U.S. delegation [James Steinberg, the Deputy Secretary of State, and Phillip Gordon, Assistant Secretary of State for Europe and Eurasian Affairs] has already left Tbilisi - Georgia Times correspondent.


Interesting meetings were held, and the visit itself was successful, Steinberg noticed at the final press conference in Tbilisi airport.

He said the USA fulfills the promise given to Vice President Joe Biden, and Georgia receives the financial aid. At meetings in Tbilisi representatives of the U.S. administration discussed security issues, situation in Georgia and prospects of further cooperation.

When asked whether the USA would agree to use Georgia's territory as supply route for operation in Afghanistan, Steinberg said the issue would be considered by the government and Pentagon.

He added that stability and security in Caucasus are very important for the USA.

It's important to ease tension and provide greater transparency, Steinberg noted.

The delegation arrived today in the morning, and after meetings with opposition leaders and President of Georgia must depart for the 46th international security conference in Munich.


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