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“We Are Europe,” New Georgian Prime Minister Tells RFE/RL Tuesday February 23 rd , 2016  at  5:10 PM Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty 1 Share PRAGUE, Czech Republic -- Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili used his visit to RFE/RL’s Prague headquarters today to affirm his government’s commitment to Europe, amidst fraught relations within the region and between the West and Russia over European security, Ukraine, and Syria. The visit, part of an official two-day trip to the Czech Republic that included meetings with political counterparts, business leaders, and students, came just days after the prime minister spoke exclusively with RFE/RL’s Georgian Service in Tbilisi in his first major interview with any media since assuming office on December 30, 2015. The interview was cited by dozens of media outlets in both Georgia and Russia, and reached 200,000 people via the Georgian Service’s Facebook page and website. In the interview, Kvirikashvili