Georgian ex-Foreign Minister holds meeting with diaspora representatives in U.S.

The former Foreign Minister of Georgia Salome Zourabichvili, who runs for presidency, held a meeting with her supporters from Georgia in New York.

Georgian ex-Foreign Minister holds meeting with diaspora representatives in U.S.

Zourabichvili said that she started her presidential pre-election campaign with meeting Georgian Diaspora in the USA.

But Zourabichvili still has problems with the registration for participation in the election, because she has a double citizenship of Georgia and France.

During the meeting in the U.S. Zourabichvili hold a conversation with the representatives of the Diaspora on the situation in Georgia and on presidential candidates.

She said that her decision to run for Georgian presidency was a unexpected even for her close relatives.

According to Zourabichvili, she got the desire to be a president when she got acquainted with the list of candidates for this post.

Zourabichvili works at the UN expert commission on sanctions against Iran.

“I believe that the election will be fair, and I will be given the opportunity to participate in it. I think that in reality four candidates will compete for the post of president – the representative of United National Movement party David Bakradze, the candidate from the Georgian Dream party Giorgi Margvelashvili, the ex-speaker Nino Burjanadze and I,” Zourabichvili said.

Zourabichvili will hold another meeting with representatives of the Georgian Diaspora in Toronto, Canada, where some 60,000 Georgians reside.

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