Georgia is ready to become a platform for negotiations between Armenia and Azerbaijan. Georgian Foreign Minister Ilia Darchiashvili announced this, First Channel television of Georgia reports.
"We [i.e., Georgia] don't have any preconditions. We made it clear to our neighbors that we are ready to receive them in our country and, if necessary, help strengthen the dialogue and deepen this process in order to achieve peace in the region," Darchiashvili added.
According to him, the number one priority for Georgia is ensuring peace and security in the region.
"Based on this objective, our country has always tried to play the role of a mediator with our southern friends. Last year, with the active participation of the [Georgian] prime minister, concrete tangible results were achieved, that process continued, a few months ago we received two foreign ministers in Georgia; this is also an example that we have special trust in our friends.
In the future, we are always ready that Georgia, Tbilisi be a place where our southern neighbors can have a calm and peaceful dialogue so that they get concrete results from those negotiations, and establish peace and stability in our region," said the Georgian FM.