Kvirikashvili: Russia’s fears over Georgia’s NATO integration beyond understanding

Kvirikashvili: Russia’s fears over Georgia’s NATO integration beyond understanding

Georgia’s PM Giorgi Kvirikashvili said Russia’s feirs over Georgia’s NATO membership are beyond understanding. According to him, Georgia will not pose any threat even as a NATO member.  …

Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey to strengthen cooperation, Stratfor reports

Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey to strengthen cooperation, Stratfor reports

In the near future Georgia will strengthen relationships with key allies in the region - Azerbaijan and Turkey, the forecast published by the American private intelligence and analysis company Stratfor reads. …

Kvirikashvili appoints new foreign adviser

Kvirikashvili appoints new foreign adviser

Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili appointed the country's former Ambassador to the US Tedo Japaridze a new Adviser for Foreign Relations. Japaridze's appointment was …

UNESCO grants enhanced protection to Mtskheta monuments

UNESCO grants enhanced protection to Mtskheta monuments

Historical Monuments of Mtskheta will be protected after a special meeting of UNESCO granted three sites in the Georgia's ancient capital Mtskheta the status of 'enhanced protection'. The decision was made at the 11th …

Estonian President to visit Georgia in 2017

Estonian President to visit Georgia in 2017

President of Estonia Kersti Kaljulaid plans to visit Georgia in 2017. This was announced after a meeting with her Georgian counterpart Giorgi Margvelashvili. Talks between of heads of states …

Baku, Tbilisi, Astana and Ankara sign railway memorandum

Baku, Tbilisi, Astana and Ankara sign railway memorandum

The railway ministries of Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Turkey and Georgia have agreed to develop the Trans-Caspian International Transport Route (TITR), the press service of Azerbaijan Railways said. The head of Azerbaijan Railways …

EU may decide on visa-free travel for Georgia next week

EU may decide on visa-free travel for Georgia next week

EU Council and the European Parliament agreed on a mechanism for the temporary suspension of the visa-free regime for Georgia and Ukraine, which is a prerequisite for the abolition of visas. The European Parliament is to vote on the issue next …

Janelidze: EU will abolish visas for Georgia soon

Janelidze: EU will abolish visas for Georgia soon

The issue of abolishing visas for Georgian citizens is a priority for the European Union, so this process will be completed soon, Georgian Foreign Affairs Minister Mikheil Janelidze said. This statement was made …

NATO special forces exercises end in Georgia

NATO special forces exercises end in Georgia

Two-month Georgian-American military exercises for special operations forces ended in Georgia, Georgian Defense Ministry reported. Georgian Defense Minister Levan Izoria congratulated soldiers on completion of …

Verkhny Lars allows movement of all transport types

Verkhny Lars allows movement of all transport types

Movement along the Georgian Military Road was allowed for all types of transport, Georgia's Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure reported. Traffic on the road is regulated by local patrols. …

Georgia Just Might Be the Fashion Capital of Eastern Europe

Georgia Just Might Be the Fashion Capital of Eastern Europe

Creative political statements were a part of Fashion Week

 Kvirikashvili meets with US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defence

Kvirikashvili meets with US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defence

Georgia’s Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili met the US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defence Michael Carpenter in Tbilisi this morning. Kvirikashvili said that defence and security cooperation …

Tsiskarashvili elected vice-president of UN Human Rights Council

Tsiskarashvili elected vice-president of UN Human Rights Council

Georgia's Permanent Representative to the UN division and other international organizations in Geneva, Shalva Tsiskarashvili, has been elected Vice President of the UN Human Rights Council in 2017, the …

Kakhaber Gogotishvili: Azerbaijani state has substantially helped Georgian Orthodox Church

Kakhaber Gogotishvili: "Azerbaijani state has substantially helped Georgian Orthodox Church"

The deputy chairman of the External Relations Department of the Georgian Orthodox Church on the Georgian-Azerbaijani cooperation

Margvelashvili promises to protect Georgians with disabilities

Margvelashvili promises to protect Georgians with disabilities

Today, Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili  published a statement on the occasion of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. "The law of nature is that instead of a single …

Tax for wealthy car enthusiasts to be introduced in Georgia

Tax for wealthy car enthusiasts to be introduced in Georgia

The Georgian government intends to impose a tax on car ownership for the families with an annual income of over 40 thousand lari (about $ 15.6 thousand), it will be charged starting from the next year, the media report. …

Kvirikashvili meets with Mogherini in Brussels

Kvirikashvili meets with Mogherini in Brussels

Georgia’s Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili met the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, in Brussels. The Prime Minister …

 Mogherini: Georgia deserves visa-free regime, but cannot be given it yet

Mogherini: Georgia deserves visa-free regime, but cannot be given it yet

Terms of establishing a visa-free regime with the EU for citizens of Georgia do not depend on political considerations, this is a purely procedural matter, the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security …

Lari starts gaining value after National Bank says no basis for depreciation

Lari starts gaining value after National Bank says no basis for depreciation

After gradually depreciated all day long, the lari exchange rate has started gaining value in some exchange booths.  1 USD costs 2,51-2,53 Gel in most of them. Its selling price is 2.59-2.60 Gel.  The lari rapidly …

Margvelashvili: Georgia counts on Trump#039s support

Margvelashvili: Georgia counts on Trump's support

Georgia expects relations with the United States under Donald Trump to remain strong, Georgian President Georgy Margvelashvili …