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Ivanishvili: Georgia to become a bridge between East and West2013-05-16 16:15
According to the Georgian Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili, Georgia is willing to become a strong link in the economic relations between the West and East. As reported by the News-Georgia, he stated this at a conference in Tbilisi on Thursday, May 16.gt-en-newsitem-inside
The topic of the conference is the regional economic integration of the South Caucasus and Central Asia.
"Transit corridor East-West is a strategic issue that greatly defines the role of Georgia and the whole of our region in the global economy. Georgia has a strong desire to become a link in the economic relations between the West and East. Our goal is to create a strong modern trade transit center that will facilitate trade between the East and West," Ivanishvili said at the conference.
As noted by the Business-Georgia, the conference passing in the capital hotel "Tbilisi-Marriott" is organized by the Institute of Central Asia and the Caucasus. It is attended by the U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asia Lynne Tracy. The conference was opened by the Head of the Political and Economic Section of the U.S. Embassy in Georgia Alan Meltzer.