Salome Zurabishvili : The role of Germany in relations with Russia is very important

The role of Germany in relations with Russia is very important,- President of Georgia Salome Zurabishvili said at the joint press conference with German Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier.

"Friendship with Germany is very important for Georgia. As you know, our government continues the non-recognition policy, in which our friendly state Germany is also involved and we hope that it will be possible to raise these issues in a new and higher political format.

We are trying to restore ties with the population living in occupied territories in order to change the frozen situation. Furthermore, the role of Germany in relations with Russia is very important,” Salome Zurabishvili said.

The President underlined that Georgia has high hopes of Germany.

“We have great hopes of Germany. We hope that Germany will help us to enter Europe in all possible ways possible today and until Georgia enters the EU politically and legally, these ways are culture, education and many other programs, which we talked about, including infrastructure, transport, energy and strengthening the Association Agreement and Strengthening," the President of Georgia said.