Georgia’s Ministry of Economy denies participation in the Sochi Investment Forum

Georgia will not participate in the Sochi Investment Forum. According to the Ministry of Economy, Georgia is not registered for the participation in the Forum and therefore,  will not be eligible to take part.

Recall that The Russian edition writes that Tbilisi and Tskhinvali will participate in the International Investment Forum in Sochi in the  equal status. The site informs that Forum "Sochi -2013" will be held on September 26 - 29. 

The edition  reports that representatives of 38 countries have already submitted the application for the participation in the  International Investment Forum. They include Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belgium, Canada, China, the U.S., France, Turkey and others. According to, the event will be also attended by  de - facto government of Tskhinvali, which has been invited as an independent state.

However, the Ministry of Economy does not confirm  Georgia’s  participation in the event.

Adapted from commersant