In parallel to Angela Merkel"s visit to Georgia, Russian President Vladimir Putin hosts the leaders of the occupied Georgian territories in Moscow today.
The meeting is held on 10th anniversary of recognition of the occupied territories by Russia.
The meeting is considered as another provocation in Tbilisi.
Ketevan Tsikhelashvili , the State Minister for Reconciliation and Civic Equality responds to the meeting.
"10 years is enough to really understand what we are dealing with. This is an attempt by the Russian side to implement de facto annexation, "said Tsikhelashvili.
Salome Samadashvili, the deputy chairman of United National Movement faction thinks that this meeting is a response to Angela Merkel"s visit to Georgia.