Head of the Office of Sanctions Coordination, Ambassador James O'Brien, Visits Georgia
Ambassador James O’Brien, Head of the Office of Sanctions Coordination, U.S. Department of State, will arrive in Tbilisi tomorrow, 27 June, to discuss with the Georgian authorities issues of common interest, notably sanctions and their effective implementation. The objective of this visit is to open a direct channel of communication and establish a cooperative dialogue for the future. This joint visit will also include EU Sanctions Envoy, Mr. David O’Sullivan, and Mr. Kumar Iyer, Director General, Economics, Science and Technology at the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office, UK Government.
During the visit, meetings will be held with Prime Minister Garibashili, Foreign Minister Darchiashvili, Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Economy Davitashvili, Minister of Finance Khutsishvili, First Vice Governor of the National Bank Turnava and Prosecutor General Shotadze. We look forward to continuing our close cooperation and strengthening efforts to prevent sanctions evasion as Russia continues its brutal war against Ukraine.