According to him, there have been eight rounds of negotiations, with the last held in November. Talks, Yakovenko gave an assurance, will continue.
"Agreements should be bilateral, and we would like to hope that they will be reached." Commenting on recent contacts between the foreign policy departments of Russia and Georgia, Yakovenko said that Moscow "assesses in general positively consultations at different levels with the German side." "We consider them useful - they will contribute to the development of bilateral relations," Yakovenko emphasized.
The spokesman voiced Moscow's interest in "Georgia turning into a democratic state."