Saakashvili: Russia and Georgia could become good friends
A statement that Georgia and Russia can find a common language was given by the Georgian leader Mikhail Saakashvili in an interview with Euronews. However, this can happen only after Russia will become more liberal and modern, said President Mikhail Saakashvili.
"I am very worried about Russia, I am worried about the fact that Russia is implementing the "military aggression" against its neighbors. In Russia, there are serious institutional problems and corruption. We must find a middle ground. We want a more liberal and modern Russia, and we can find common ground only with liberal and modern State" - the "GHN" quoted the president's words. He said that if Russia withdraws its troops from "Georgian territotories" it will get a good friend in face of Sakartvelo.
"Perhaps, Russia's modernization and the common approach at all will normalize our relations. Above all, Russia must to leave "our territories" and to leave us alone. This way it would get a good friend in face of Georgia" - the Georgian president said.