Georgian PM to meet with US Secretary of State
Georgian PM to meet with US Secretary of State

Georgian Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze is scheduled to meet with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo this week – State Department Spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus said during the briefing.

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is set to meet with Georgian Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze in Washington on June 11 to discuss “a range of bilateral issues.”

In making the announcement on June 10, State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus said the United States “does not recognize” the legitimacy of the elections for the legislative body in the breakaway Georgian region of South Ossetia, and it “will not acknowledge their outcome.”

“Our position in South Ossetia remains clear. These regions are integral parts of Georgia,” Ortagus said, reiterating Washington’s “strong support for Georgia’s sovereignty and territorial integrity within its internationally recognized borders.”

Georgian Prime Minister is visiting the US on June 5-14. At the end of the visit, a reception will be held on behalf of Georgian PM. Representatives of US government, international and non-governmental organizations and business circles are invited to the reception.

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