Jagland satisfied with Georgia#039s progress

Jagland satisfied with Georgia's progress

Georgia has achieved significant progress in recent years, the Secretary General of the Council of Europe Thorbjorn Jagland said after the meeting with the Georgian Foreign Minister Mikheil Janelidze. …

Georgia and Turkey to expand customs cooperation

Georgia and Turkey to expand customs cooperation

During his visit to Georgia, Turkish Deputy Minister of Customs and Trade, Fatih Çiftçi said that Ankara hopes to solve the problem of congestion of trucks at the Red Bridge checkpoint on the Georgian-Azerbaijani border. …

Estonian officers to train Georgian soldiers

Estonian officers to train Georgian soldiers

Georgia will send more cadets and militaries for training in Estonia, the Minister of Defense, Levan Izoria said after a meeting with his Estonian counterpart Margus Tsahkna in Tallinn. "We have …

Georgia introduces visa-free regime with Jordan

Georgia introduces visa-free regime with Jordan

Citizens of Jordan will be able to visit Georgia without visas, corresponding decision to abolish visa regime was made by Georgian government. According to the document "On amendments to the list of countries whose citizens can …

Why does Georgia need non-bloc status?

Why does Georgia need non-bloc status?

The opposition party 'Democratic Movement' of the former Speaker of the Georgian Parliament, Nino Burjanadze, appealed to the members of the constitutional commission, demanding to fix non-bloc status of the …

Georgia raises key refinancing rate

Georgia raises key refinancing rate

The Monetary Policy Committee of the Georgian National Bank raised its key refinancing rate to 6.75% from 6.5% following a pick-up in inflation and said it might raise borrowing costs again in the first half of 2017.

Izoria: Georgia and Sweden should strengthen defense cooperation

Izoria: Georgia and Sweden should strengthen defense cooperation

Georgia and Sweden should develop cooperation and share experiences in the process of creation of an effective territorial defense, the head of Georgian Defense Ministry Levan Izoria said. "We want to make an even …

Head of Council of Europe to visit Tbilisi

Head of Council of Europe to visit Tbilisi

In the near future Secretary General of the Council of Europe Thorbjorn Jagland is going to visit Tbilisi, vice-speaker of Georgian parliament Tamara Chugoshvili said. "A few days later he …

Intensification of Karabakh and Georgian directions of US policy possible under Trump

Intensification of Karabakh and Georgian directions of US policy possible under Trump

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The situation in the South Caucasus could escalate, Alexei Fenenko believes

Will Georgia replace its Constitution?

Will Georgia replace its Constitution?

Amendments to the Constitution of Georgia will be made based on the current challenges and taking into account existing international standards, the country's Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili said, commenting on the launch …

What does Trump era mean for South Caucasus?

What does Trump era mean for South Caucasus?

Russian experts interviewed by Vestnik Kavkaza disagreed on what would be the most likely Washington's policy under President Donald Trump on the South Caucasus: on the one hand, the billionaire's isolationist …

Georgian Defense Minister to visit Finland, Sweden and Estonia

Georgian Defense Minister to visit Finland, Sweden and Estonia

Georgian Defense Minister Levan Izoria will visit Finland, Sweden and Estonia on January 23-28, the country's Ministry of Defense said. During his visit in Finland, Izoria will meet his Finnish counterpart, …

Georgian movies to be shown during Berlinale 2017 festival

Georgian movies to be shown during Berlinale 2017 festival

Georgian movies will be shown at the Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale) for the first time. The festival will take place on February 9-19. The entire contest program of the festival is not known yet. …

Saakashvili plans to fight for power in two countries

Saakashvili plans to fight for power in two countries

He refused to accept the role of "reforms symbol"

Does Parliament of Georgia return to Tbilisi?

Does Parliament of Georgia return to Tbilisi?

The Parliament of Georgia is considering moving to Tbilisi. The preliminary agreement has been reached, a member of the ‘Patriots of Georgia’ faction, Ada Marshania said at a meeting set up in the framework of the Constitutional …

Georgian leaders congratulate President Trump on inauguration day

Georgian leaders congratulate President Trump on inauguration day

Georgia's President Giorgi Margvelashvili and Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili have congratulated Donald Trump, the new President of the United States, on the inauguration day. In his …

Tako Gachechiladze to represent Georgia at Eurovision 2017

Tako Gachechiladze to represent Georgia at Eurovision 2017

Tako Gachechiladze will represent Georgia in the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest with the song Keep The Faith, the official website of the contest reports.  The winner was decided by a combination …

Kvirikashvili holds meeting with Poroshenko in Davos

Kvirikashvili holds meeting with Poroshenko in Davos

Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili met with the Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko at the World Economic Forum in Davos. During his meeting, the burgeoning partnership between Ukraine …

Kvirikashvili holds meeting with Poroshenko

Kvirikashvili holds meeting with Poroshenko

Today at 20:00 (MSK) in the framework of the World Economic Forum in Davos Prime Minister of Georgia Giorgi Kvirikashvili held a meeting with President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko. Prior to that, the …

Maria Zakharova to Vestnik Kavkaza: Russia wants to promote constructive relations with Georgia

Maria Zakharova to Vestnik Kavkaza: Russia wants to promote constructive relations with Georgia

Moscow seeks constructive progress in relations with Georgia, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said to the correspondent of Vestnik Kavkaza. "As far as relations with Georgia go, we noted all …