“We would like to emphasize that Nino Burjanadze did not apologize to anyone, especially regarding Gavrilov’s visit”, - such statement was posted on the official Facebook page of Burjanadze.
According to the “United Georgia – Democratic Movement” party, their leader has not apologized for developments around Gavrilov’s visit during the meeting with Konstantin Kosachyov.
“The meeting with the chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of Russia’s Federation Council was focused on the issue related to imprisonment of Vazha Gapridashvili. The sides also discussed air flights between our countries.
Unfortunately, several media attempted to ignore this information. It has been reported referring to Russian media that Nino Burjanadze apologized for the Gavrilov incident at a meeting with Kosachyov.
We would like to emphasize that Nino Burjanadze did not apologize to anyone, especially regarding Gavrilov’s visit. In all of her speeches, both in Georgia and Russia, has always claimed that Sergei Gavrilov did not sit in the chair of the parliament’s chairman by the own initiative, but the Government of Georgia put him there and could not even protect the guest when the situation worsened. This is what was reiterated at the meeting with Kosachyov – she said the fact was regrettable but did not apologize for”, - reads the statement of the party.
Russian information agency TASS spread information, according to which Nino Burjanadze, the leader of the oppositional party Democratic Movement - United Georgia, during the meeting with Konstantin Kosachyov apologized for Gavrilov’s night.