For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
February 20, 2004
President Bush to Welcome President Saakashvili of Georgia
Statement by the Press Secretary
President Bush will welcome Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili to the White House on February 25, 2004. This visit will provide an opportunity to deepen our partnership with Georgia on the fight against terrorism, resolving regional conflicts, Caspian energy, and Georgia's democratic and market economic reforms. The Presidents will also explore ways to deepen cooperation with Russia, Turkey, and our other European allies in pursuit of freedom, prosperity, and peace throughout the south Caucasus.
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