Secretary of the Russian National Security Council Vladimer Rushailo told the reporters today that together with other issues he also discussed Pankisi problem during the talks with the Georgian officials.
On July 10 Rushailo met with Georgian Foreign Minister Irakli Menagarishvili. He also meets President Shevardnadze on July 10.
Rushailo did not specified if the issue of the joint military operation against the Chechen fighters and terrorist groups hiding in Pankisi gorge was discussed during the talks.
Russia demands from Georgia to carry out joint operation in Georgia’s troubled gorge, but the Georgian side is categorically against.