Reply from Georgia to the query about the possible visit of the Research center of public health Richard Lugar in Georgia, Russian experts expect Russia. This may 26 said in a statement released by the foreign Ministry.

The Russian foreign Ministry reports that so far the Georgian side gave no response to the note from June 2019 with a request to give explanations about possible visit of Russian specialists to the Center of R. Lugar on mutually agreeable terms. Currently, the foreign Ministry expects reaction of Tbilisi.

In Georgia told what the laboratory Lugar in Tbilisi

Moscow will seek from Tbilisi and Washington clear answers about the activities of the laboratory. This is due to the fact that the US does not explain what do American experts in laboratories located in the vicinity of the Russian border. This fact should be taken into account by Russia in safeguarding national security.

Russia believes that the visit was carried out by Russian experts only bilaterally, without the involvement of representatives of third countries, international and regional organizations, in addition to pentagonal accredited Centre.

Moscow demands access of its professionals in all of the laboratory building, including those occupied by U.S. experts. The statement notes that the work of the lab has caused many questions among the Russian officials, public figures, Georgian experts and representatives of civil society from the point of view of compliance with the Convention on the prohibition of biological and toxin weapons Convention (BTWC) experts of the United States.

In Moscow suggest that on the basis of laboratories of the Center for American experts engaged in research on the use of insects as carriers of dangerous and especially dangerous infections. The Georgian side considers these assumptions are futile and, in turn, claims to hold exclusively laboratory research.

Earlier, REGNUM reported on the meeting of the representatives of the Georgian foreign Ministry with the Ambassador of China in Tbilisi, Li Yang because of the materials the Chinese media about the activities of American research center, and Richard Lugar.