Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia has commented on critical publications on the activities of Georgia`s new government in American media prior to her visit to the United States. Maia Panjikidze says the issue will be on the agenda of her meetings with U.S. officials hoping that her explanations will be understood by the colleagues.
`Several articles of the kind have been published in American media recently and this must have its reasons. We`ll discuss all this, I will explain everything to our American colleagues and I am sure that they will understand our explanations properly,` Panjikidze said.
First official meeting within the visit to the United States will be held with the Secretary of State Mrs. Hillary Clinton. Meetings with American senators and congressmen are also on the agenda. The minister will discuss issues of bilateral relations with the United States, process of Georgia`s integration into NATO, Georgia-Russia relations and Georgia`s contribution to