"We do not rule out intensification of the contacts between the secret services and participation of specialists in the joint effort," the Russian president said. According to him, following Eduard Shevardnadze's proposal, instructions will be given to the frontier services of both countries "to improve interaction up to joint patrolling of the state border". "The Ministries of Foreign Affairs will simultaneously tackle the problem of the border itself," Putin said.
As the Russian President said, during his meeting with Eduard Shevardnadze, they had exchanged information and held consultations on the state of Russian-Georgian relations. The meeting was very productive, in the spirit of complete openness, the president emphasized.
Asked by the journalists if the question of withdrawal of the Russian bases from the territory of Georgia had been discussed, Vladimir Putin said that Shevardnadze had not raised this question.
In June, the Baltic States will hold BALTOPS and Saber Strike 2018 drills. A US Armored Brigade will be deployed in Europe for the purpose - no less than 4,000 soldiers
The import of liquefied natural gas from the United States will not grow, even if Germany exits the Nord Stream-2 project, German Minister of Economy and Energy Peter Altmeier said