Mr Putin and Mr Shevardnadze discussed important aspects of bilateral economic, energy and financial cooperation, as well as the restructuring of Georgia’s debts owed to Russia. Both Presidents exchanged opinions on the introduction of a mutual visa regime. Mr Putin and Mr Shevardnadze said that negotiations on the status of Russian military bases in Georgia were going well. Both leaders agreed to sign a new treaty on friendship and cooperation.
President Vladimir Putin met with Georgian President Eduard Shevardnadze
President Putin with Georgian President Eduard Shevardnadze.
Commonwealth of Independent States Summit
November 30 − December 1, 2000