08 December 2021,   10:45
“The meeting was requested by him” - Sergey Lavrov about the details of the meeting

"Georgia demanded meeting with Russian side at UN" - this scandalous statement made Sergey Lavrov. The diplomat spoke about the details of the meeting with David Zalkaliani at the briefing in the UN. According to the Russian Foreign Minister, after the dialogue was over, he read the assessments of his Georgian counterpart"s and the comments were longer than the duration of the meeting.

"The meeting with the Georgian Foreign Minister was requested by him.
I read his assessments after the meeting. These comments were certainly longer than the meeting itself. Among other questions, he wondered when it would be possible to resume the direct flights. I explained that we are not looking for artificial reasons for quarreling with Georgia. If the Georgian authorities are able to take a responsible position in the direction of normalizing relations with Russia and not look towards Russofhobia, we, I would personally have restored direct flights. As for the comments made in Tbilisi about our meeting, they make me smile and bewilderment”, - said Sergey Lavrov.
The Georgian Foreign Ministry yesterday denied reports spread by Russian media that the meeting between the meeting was organized by the Switzerland.