Richard Lugar, a member of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, will pay an official visit to Georgia. The Senator will hold meetings with Georgian senior ministers and Members of Parliament from both the opposition and ruling parties. Lugar has already held a meeting with Georgian State Minister for Reintegration Temur Iakobashvili.
The Senator will discuss the Georgia crisis and ways to resolve the conflict with Russia with Georgian Prime Minister Lado Gurgenidze. After official negotiations, Richard Lugar will meet IDPs who fled from their homes in the Shida Kartli and Tskhinvali regions during the Russian military aggression.