Former Prime Minister of Georgia, billionaire Bidzina Ivanishvili announced plans to establish relations with Russia. This is stated in an open letter to billionaire, was published on the website of his TV show “Society 2030”, which aired in the Georgian TV channel “GDS”.
“We will do everything possible to normalize relations with Russia without sacrificing Georgia’s interests and deepening relations with important partners and friends — Turkey, Azerbaijan, Armenia,” — said in a letter to the billionaire. Georgia also begins to “interesting partnership” with Iran, he said. Ivanishvili also said that the Pro-Western course of Georgia is not indicative of her contempt or that it does not take into account the interests of neighboring countries.
Ivanishvili said that Georgia takes part in projects of the silk road, and a few days earlier, a contract was signed, according to which through the territory of Georgia will be laid on the railway between Germany and China. “All this reinforces the geopolitical and economic role of Georgia,” — said Ivanishvili.
Bidzina Ivanishvili has held the position of Prime Minister of Georgia from 25 October 2012 to 20 November 2013. According to Forbes, his fortune is $4.8 billion, the Magazine named him the richest businessman in Georgia.