About Civil.ge
Eng | Geo | Rus
Last updated: 20:42 - 1 Jul.'16
RSS
Mobile
Twitter
Facebook
Head of Georgian Church Meets Medvedev
Civil Georgia, Tbilisi / 9 Dec.'08 / 22:09

Ilia II, the Patriarch of the Georgian Orthodox Church, met with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev in Moscow on December 9.

Ilia II is visiting Moscow where he paid final farewell to Russia’s late Patriarch Alexy II. Ilia II conducted a prayer at the funeral ceremony in Moscow’s Christ the Savior Cathedral.

“I have met with President Medvedev. He is very well disposed towards [resolving] those problems which we have [in relations]. I think we will have good results,” Ilia II told a group of journalists in Moscow after the meeting.

The Kremlin issued a one-sentence press-release saying that the meeting was held. The Georgian television station, Rustavi 2, reported that the meeting lasted for 45 minutes.  

The Georgian Orthodox Church delegation visited Moscow a month ago and met with Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister, Grigory Karasin, which was the first official contact between the two countries after the August war.

Latest News
01 Jul.'16 20:42
Tbilisi Says Attempt to Reopen Road Link to Russia via S.Ossetia Fails
Request came from Armenia after a section of road in Dariali gorge was swept away by floodwater.
01 Jul.'16 17:39
At Parliamentary Assembly, Georgian Leaders Call for OSCE Reform
PM and Parliament Speaker spoke of the need to make OSCE more efficient in tackling security threats.
01 Jul.'16 02:38
U.S. Secretary of State to Visit Georgia
John Kerry will visit Georgia and Ukraine on July 6-7, before traveling to Warsaw for NATO summit.
30 Jun.'16 22:48
U.S. Upgrades Georgia in Human Trafficking Report
After three years in Tier 2, Georgia was upgraded to Tier 1 in the annual Trafficking in Persons report.
30 Jun.'16 20:33
Burjanadze’s Party Calls for ‘Non-Bloc Status’ for Georgia
She makes the issue part of her party’s campaign ahead of the parliamentary elections.
30 Jun.'16 13:04
Russia Releases Georgian Jailed for Spying
Total of seven Georgian citizens, serving prison term for spying, have been released by Russia since 2014.
30 Jun.'16 11:16
May GDP Growth 2.1% - Preliminary Data
Annual economic growth was 2.9% in the first five months of this year.
29 Jun.'16 17:20
GDDG Against Georgian Opposition MP’s Bid for OSCE PA Presidency
OSCE PA to elect new president at annual session in Tbilisi; MP Tsereteli is one of the candidates.
29 Jun.'16 15:57
German FM and OSCE Chair Visits Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia
Steinmeier, who is OSCE’s chairperson-in-office, will address OSCE PA annual session in Tbilisi on July 1.
29 Jun.'16 11:52
Georgian Leaders Condemn Ataturk Airport Attack
“We express our firm support to the Turkish government in fight against terrorism,” President said.

About Civil Georgia
Civil.Ge © 2001-2016, Daily News Online
Registered office: 2 Dolidze Str, 4-th Floor.
57