Russian Envoy for Abkhazian Issues in Georgia

(Tbilisi, Civil Georgia, July 18, 2002) – Valeri Loshchinin, Russian President’s personal envoy for the Abkhazian conflict resolution arrived to Georgia on July 18.

Today Loshchinin will hold meeting with Georgian President Eduard Shevardnadze and then will visit Batumi, Adjarian Autonomous Republic.

Russian envoy for the Abkhazian issues will hold talks with his Georgian counterpart Aslan Abashidze, Head of the Autonomous Republic.

Valeri Loshchinin’s visit to Georgia was agreed on July 17 during the phone conversation between the Georgian and Russian Presidents.