On March 26, Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili declared that he was postponing his state visit to Ukraine because he was too busy dealing with Georgia’s domestic affairs. Garibashvili took pains to emphasize that the postponement of his visit was not due to his unhappiness at the Ukrainian leadership’s decision to appoint former president Mikhail Saakashvili and his former senior Georgian officials—all political nemeses of the current Georgian ruling elite—to high-ranking government positions in Kyiv (Channel 1 TV; Rustavi 2, March 26). However, many signs indicate that the reason for Garibashvili’s postponement was indeed sparked by that issue.
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Source: The Jamestown Foundation