May 23 2015 - 12:16
The Prime Minister of Slovenia, Miro Cerar, at a meeting in Riga with his Georgian counterpart Irakli Garibashvili said that Slovenia supports Georgia in the process of visa liberalization.
May 21 2015 - 20:06
The Georgian Special Prime Ministerial Envoy for Russia, Zurab Abashidze, said after a meeting with the Belgian ambassador to Georgia that European partners were advising Georgia to continue dialogue with Russia, Georgia Online reports.
May 20 2015 - 21:24
The Russian Permanent Representative to the EU, Vladimir Chizhov, said that Tbilisi and Kiev should not expect a visa-free regime at the Riga Summit of the Eastern Partnership, TASS reports.He emphasized that Georgia fulfilled only 7 out of the 15 criteria needed for the visa-free regime, Ukraine only 2.
May 19 2015 - 21:38
Jaba Ebanoidze, an ex-deputy justice minister and ex-head of the Income Service of Georgia, has refused to join the Justice Ministry of Ukraine, stating that he did not want to be a scapegoat, TASS reports.
May 19 2015 - 19:35
Kasym-Zhomart Tokayev, the head of the Kazakhstani senate, told Vestnik Kavkaza at lectures on the foreign policy of Kazakhstan at the Russian Diplomatic Academy that the country's active development of pragmatic economic and political ties with countries of the South Caucasus was effective. He noted a strong bond between Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan, and the transit of Azerbaijani oil to European markets through the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline.
May 12 2015 - 18:32
The European Commissioner for Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Johannes Hahn, has announced preparations of new formats for the countries of the Eastern Partnership program reluctant to integrate into the European Union.
May 11 2015 - 19:15
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said at a press conference after a meeting with Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili that only Tbilisi and the 28 members of the Alliance had the right to decide whether to admit Georgia to the organization. No other country can interfere in the process, according to the NATO chief, TASS reports. Stoltenberg noted that Georgia will continue working on the plan to join the Alliance.
May 8 2015 - 21:35
According to a message of the European Commission released today, Georgia needs to realize more reforms before establishing a visa-free regime with the EU. The main priority is implementation of legislative and institutional reforms, especially in providing asylum, combating corruption, human and drug trafficking.