Press release on Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin’s meeting with Deputy State Secretary of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs of the Swiss Confederation Krystyna Marty Lang
On December 12, Geneva hosted a meeting between Russian State Secretary and Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin and Deputy State Secretary of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs of the Swiss Confederation Krystyna Marty Lang.
During their conversation, the officials discussed various aspects of Switzerland's representation of Russian interests in Georgia and Georgia’s interests in Russia. The Russian side commended Bern's contribution to the solution of a number of issues important for Moscow and Tbilisi. In the absence of diplomatic relations between Russia and Georgia, Switzerland's mediation efforts remain a sought-after instrument for maintaining bilateral contacts.