Candidate for chairman of the Georgian Parliamentary Committee on Foreign Relations Tedo Japaridze reiterated that aspiration for Euro-Atlantic structures and strengthening cooperation with its neighbors - Azerbaijan, Turkey and Armenia remains Georgia's main priority also in the new government.
However, he said that relations with Russia would be very difficult, but despite that Georgia should restore dialogue with it.
According to Japaridze, President Mikheil Saakashvili's government also have had "informal contacts" with Russia.
Military actions were launched in the Georgian territory, South Ossetia on Aug.8 in 2008. Later the Russian troops occupied the Tskhinvali city and drove the Georgian military back. Russia recognized the independence of Abkhazia and South Ossetia in late August. In response, Tbilisi broke off diplomatic relations with Moscow and announced two unrecognized republics as the occupied territories.