2018 / 01 / 17

On January 16th, 2018 Rondeli Foundation organized the panel discussion on the current events in Iran.

The discussion was moderated by Irakli Menagarishvili, the Chairman of the Center for Strategic Studies, the speakers included Amb. Levan Asatiani, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Georgia in Islamic Republic if Iran (2004-2009), Nikoloz Nakhutsrishvili, Researcher, Ilia State University, G. Tsereteli Institute of Oriental Studies and Zurab Batashvili, the Expert on Oriental Studies, Doctor of Historical Sciences.

The presenters made a brief overview of the political, religious and social contexts within the Islamic Republic of Iran, discussed the current developments in the country, their impact on the broader region and possible scenarios for Georgia. The speakers also talked about the relations between Georgia and the Islamic Republic of Iran.

The representatives of expert community, governmental and non-governmental organizations attended the event. The presentations were followed by an engaging discussion between the audience and the speakers. The event was conducted in the framework of the series of expert panel discussions about the current situation in Middle East.