About Civil.ge
Eng | Geo | Rus
Last updated: 10:21 - 1 Sep.'14
 
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 Sep.'14 10:21
Foreign Minister of Finland to Visit Georgia
Foreign Minister of Finland Erkki Tuomioja will visit Georgia on September 1-2.
31 Aug.'14 13:09
Georgia Seeks Interpol 'Red Notice' for Saakashvili
Saakashvili meets UNM MPs in Turkey, calls for “new initiatives, activities” to prevent Georgia’s “backsliding”
30 Aug.'14 15:13
Border-Crossing Point with Russia, Closed by Landslide, Partly Reopened
Traffic via the border-crossing point will be open for 11 hours a day.
30 Aug.'14 10:18
U.S. Secretary of Defense to Visit Georgia
Georgia is “one of the United States' and NATO's most important and capable partners,” Pentagon said.
29 Aug.'14 22:12
UNM MP Bakradze Questioned by Prosecutors over Undeclared Bank Accounts
“I hope prosecutors received enough information to ascertain that I’ve done nothing illegal,” he said.
29 Aug.'14 15:07
Georgian, French Defense Ministers Meet in Paris
“Our bilateral relations will further deepen and become more comprehensive,” Alasania said.
29 Aug.'14 13:44
July GDP Growth 7.2% - Preliminary Data
Last week Moody's changed the outlook on Georgia's Ba3 sovereign rating to positive from stable.
29 Aug.'14 12:30
PM 'Concerned over Reports of Military Aggression' in Ukraine
“What is happening in Ukraine is completely inadmissible and unacceptable,” Garibashvili said.
28 Aug.'14 18:09
Georgian President, FM 'Alarmed' About Escalation in Ukraine
President calls on int’l community “to undertake joint efforts in order to prevent new war in Europe.”
28 Aug.'14 14:23
PM Garibashvili in Turkey for Erdogan's Inauguration
“Turkey is one of our major partners,” the Georgian PM said before departure to Ankara.

About Civil Georgia
Civil.Ge © 2001-2013, Daily News Online
Registered office: 2 Dolidze Str, 4-th Floor.
75