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.
Jan 25 2015 - 11:30
Jan 23 2015 - 20:56
NATO is happy with reforms in the Georgian Armed Forces, the Georgian Defense Ministry says, commenting on the visit of Deputy Defense Minister Levan Girsiashvili to the headquarters of the Alliance, Trend reports.Girsiashvili attended a session of the NATO-Georgia commission, where the document on evaluation of defense planning was discussed. NATO members praised achievements in Georgian reforms at a meeting in the 28+1 format.
Jan 21 2015 - 13:49
The Chief of the Georgian General Staff, Major-General Vakhtang Kapanadze, has met with the Commander of the U.S. European Forces General Philip Breedlove in Brussels, Trend reports.Kapanadze visited the NATO headquarters in Mons. Breedlove reminded that Georgia was the second-largest participant of the Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan.
Jan 21 2015 - 12:13
Georgian Defense Minister Mindia Janelidze is on a visit to Spain, where he met his Spanish counterpart Pedro Morenes and discussed military cooperation, Trend reports. Janelidze thanked Spain for supporting Georgia's sovereignty and territorial integrity and backing for its integration into the EU and NATO according to the special package granted at the Wales summit. He emphasized the importance of Spanish officers in the EU monitoring mission.
Jan 20 2015 - 19:03
Jan 16 2015 - 19:12
European Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn said in Tbilisi today that the EU kept its doors open to Georgia so that it could expand its contacts, Trend reports. Hahn characterized the EU Association Agreement with Georgia as an opportunity for Georgia to modernize. The commissioner noted that Georgia will need to comply with certain obligations and realize reforms in the sector of human rights and law. He added that the republic needed to implement values meeting European and international norms.
Jan 14 2015 - 18:54
Gia Getsadze has been promoted from the dean of Law Faculty of the Ilya University in Tbilisi to deputy justice minister of Ukraine, as said by Georgian ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili on Facebook.Getsadze was Saakashvili's advisor. He served as a deputy interior minister in 2004-2005.Georgian ex-Minister for Justice Jaba Ebanoidze will become one of the authorities of the State Registry Service, as stated by Justice Minister Pavlo Petrenko.
Jan 13 2015 - 15:00