The Parliamentary Group of Friendship with North Caucasus Republics of the Parliament of Georgia held a meeting with the representatives of the academic circles and experts.
The appeal by Circassian diaspora to recognize the genocide committed by the Russian Empire in the 19-th century was discussed.
The parties of the meeting noted that before consideration of the issue at the Parliament, it is necessary to study it at the scientific level.
According to Mikheil Tskitishvili, the Chairman of the Parliamentary Group of Friendship with North Caucasus Republics, the legislative authority will cooperate with the academic circles regarding this issue:
"The talks regarding the decision of the Parliament of Georgia on recognition of the genocide of the Circassian people is rather early. We met the representatives of the academic circles and experts in order to listen to their opinions. The consideration of this ...