Georgia and Israel will be friends
Israel and Georgia can return good relationships, said President Shimon Peres in an interview to Israeli media.
He thanked the Head of Georgia Mikhail Saakashvili for the pardon of Israeli businessmen Roni Fuchs and Zeev Fraenkel.
After the liberation of the businessmen, the heads of the states held a telephone conversation.
"I want to thank you from the heart that you have pardoned the businessmen. I know that it was your personal decision. This is a noble gesture, and I respect it", said Perez, noting that the episode has been exhausted, and Israel and Georgia can return good relationships.
In turn, Saakashvili said that what happened it was unpleasant and difficult fact for both sides, and "he was glad that all was ended".