US Ambassador John Bass completes his mission in Georgia
US Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador to Georgia, John Bass
has completed his mission in the country and in the next few days will
leave Georgia, News-Georgia reports, referring to a spokesman for the
John R. Bass officially began his duties in the autumn of 2009.
The next ambassador will become Richard Norland, who has worked as US
Ambassador to Uzbekistan, and before that worked at the US Embassy in
Afghanistan, as well as in Latvia and Russia.
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Oct 13 2014 - 12:14
Japan has renamed Georgia from the native Japanese name “Gurujiya” to English “Georgia.” It will be a response to Georgian Prime Minister Grigol Vashadze’s request made in March 2009 to name the country “Georgia” or “Sakartvelo,” TASS reports.Back then, Japan refused to rename the country so as not to confuse it with the U.S. State of Georgia. As of 2014, the name “Georgia” for the country is used by 173 out of 193 UN members.
Oct 12 2014 - 13:08
Georgian Prime MInister Irakli Garibashvili and Foreign Minister Maya Pandzhikidze have recently announced that the decision made by the country's lawmakers concerning a visa regime for foreign citizens in order to secure Georgia's integration into the EU would be revised.
Oct 11 2014 - 12:54
Georgian Foreign Minister Maya Pandzhikidze has met with the ambassadors of the EU member states as well as EU envoy to Georgia Janos Herman, Azerbaijani news agency Trend reports.
Oct 9 2014 - 10:28
Geneva concluded the 29th session of Trans-Caucasus discussions (October 7-8) yesterday. Russia expressed concerns about plans by Georgia to allow NATO to establish military infrastructure in the country. The Russian Foreign Ministry demands Georgia to give Abkhazia and South Ossetia guarantees of non-use of force.