Reuters: "What does Moscow want?" asks Georgian president”

Georgia's President Giorgi Margvelashvili was elected to the role in October 2013. Photo by Reuters., May 13, 2015, Tbilisi, Georgia

"The country with the biggest territory in the world is looking for a few more square meters," Georgia’s President Giorgi Margvelashvili said of Russia in his yesterday’s interview with Reuters.

Margvelashvili was interviewed by Reuters’ Robin Emmott during the President’s first visit to Brussels to meet top NATO and EU officials.

"A country that is alienating its neighbors, that is threatening its neighbors ... What does the country want to achieve?" Margvelashvili asked.

"There is a much more interesting European market, many more possibilities, but (Russia is asking) why don't you join the Russian market just because Russia wants you to," the Georgian President noted.

Reuters wrote that Moscow argued that the West, notably Washington, had stirred anti-Russian feeling in an area, embracing Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine, that Russia considered "its historic sphere of influence”.

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