PM on delivering a speech in Russian: It would be counterproductive for us to make a demarche

It would be counterproductive for us to make a demarche and it would hinder the results that we have achieved with the Ukrainian side today, - Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia told reporters when commenting on delivering a speech in Russian at the GUAM summit in Kiev.

He said that the recipient had a request to deliver a speech in Russian. In addition, he said that the GUAM communication language was defined by protocol.

“Generally, this is an international organization, the language of which is defined by protocol. In addition, it was the request of the recipient side and all the prime ministers delivered speeches in Russian.

Some of our opponents try to shift attention from contextually important issues, such as strategic cooperation between Georgia and Ukraine, to some formulas. It's funny.

It would be counterproductive for us to make a demarche and it would hinder the results that we have achieved with the Ukrainian side today," Gakharia said.

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