The U.S. Deputy Secretary has reiterated unwavering support for Georgia’s independence, sovereignty, and territorial integrity within its internationally recognized borders

Published in Politics
Tuesday, 11 January 2022 13:14

U.S. Deputy Secretary Wendy Sherman spoke today with Georgian Foreign Minister David Zalkaliani.  The relevant press release was published on the official website of the U.S. Department of State.
 
The Deputy Secretary reiterated the United States’ unwavering support for Georgia’s independence, sovereignty, and territorial integrity within its internationally recognized borders.  She noted the United States will continue to urge Russia to withdraw its forces to pre-war positions and comply with the 2008 ceasefire agreement. 

Deputy Secretary Sherman and Foreign Minister Zalkaliani emphasized the need to uphold the right of sovereign nations to choose their own security arrangements and support Georgia and Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity in the face of continued Russian aggression, and discussed how to enhance peace and security in Europe.

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