Armenian president arrives in Georgia

Interfax
Oct 22 2004

Armenian president arrives in Georgia

Tbilisi. (Interfax) – Armenian President Robert Kocharian arrived in
Georgia for an official three-day visit on Friday.

Upon his arrival, Kocharian met with his Georgian counterpart Mikheil
Saakashvili near the Sadakhlo checkpoint on the two countries’
border.

The presidential motorcade is currently traveling to Tbilisi, which
will play host to closed-door talks between Kocharian and
Saakashvili.

During his visit, the Armenian president will also meet with Georgian
Parliament Speaker Nino Burjanadze, Prime Minister Zurab Zhvania and
Catholicos of All Georgia Ilya II.

Kocharian is also expected to meet with representatives of the
Armenian community in Tbilisi.

The latest census conducted in 2002 suggests that Georgia has a
population of 4.371 million, of which 250,000 are Armenians.

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