“Georgia and Azerbaijan are planning to expand humanitarian relations,” Georgian Foreign Minister David Zalkaliani, the local Bureau of Report quotes.

According to him, last year, a new Georgian-language school was built in Alibeyli village, Gakh, on the Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev initiative: “At present, 160 students study this school. However, the educational institution is designed for 250 students.

The minister said that last year, for the first time in the previous 120 years, a religious rite was performed at a church in the village of Kotuklu, Gakh region. “It proves that Azerbaijan respects Georgian culture and values.”