Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on Foreign Affairs Grigory Karasin expects to meet with Special Representative of the Georgian Prime Minister for Relations with Russia Zurab Abashidze in September-October and address the settlement of relations between the countries, APA reports citing TASS.
"We hope that in the coming months, I think, in autumn, September-October, we will be able to meet in person," Karasin said on the sidelines of the XII International Economic Summit ‘Russia-Islamic World: KazanSummit 2021’.
Karasin mentioned that the sides had not yet agreed upon the venue. "It all depends on the pandemic, which is moving from country to country. Depending on this, we will decide on the meeting’s venue," he explained.
Karasin noted that he frequently contacted Abashidze by video link. "The contacts are quite useful, they bring good results in solving practical issues, including humanitarian and transport issues. We will continue our work," the Russian senator stressed.