The actress, the patriarch and the president

Mon 06 Jun 2011 03:03 GMT | 07:03 Local Time

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Hollywood actress Sharon Stone has been received by Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili and Patriarch Ilia II.

She arrived at the Presidential Palace as Mikheil Saakashvili was showing members of the US Congress the panorama of the city.

The film star took some photos of Tbilisi and was given a guided tour of the presidential residence by Saakashvili.

On Sunday Georgian Catholicos Patriarch Ilia II received Sharon Stone at the patriarchate in Tbilisi.

The star listened to musical compositions by the Georgian patriarch and looked at icons. The patriarch and the actress discussed art after which Georgia's spiritual leader presented her with an icon of the Holy Virgin.

Ilia also showed Sharon Stone the Winter Garden and its plants.

The Hollywood star was in Tbilisi to attend the premiere of the film 5 Days in August about the Russian-Georgian war of 2008 and a charity event to raise funds for the families of war victims .

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