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.
Sep 30 2014 - 14:09
The U.S. has granted Georgian ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili a working visa. Rusvesna.su says that U.S. President Barack Obama’s administration have become disappointed with the politician.The New York Times says that Saakashvili is switching his tourist status to a working visa. He plans to start reading lectures at Tufts University. The education center stopped cooperation with the Georgian ex-president in May 2014.
Sep 26 2014 - 14:14
Sep 26 2014 - 10:58
Georgian Prime Minister Irakly Garibashvili said that Georgia will not send soldiers to fight ISIS and will only assist the coalition with humanitarian help, News Georgia reports.He denied information about formation of a training center for Syrian militants. Georgian Foreign Minister Maya Panjikidze had denied the same rumours earlier.
Sep 25 2014 - 14:03
Georgia will sign the Arms trade treaty in New York today, said Georgian Deputy Foreign Minister David Zalkaliani, Trend reports.
Sep 25 2014 - 10:57
Sep 22 2014 - 14:45
Georgian Defense Minister Irakly Alasania and U.S. Army Secretary John McHugh have discussed Georgian-U.S. military cooperation, relations between the Georgian Armed Forces and the U.S. army in Europe, training of Georgian officers and sergeants today, Trend reports.McHugh emphasized the importance of Georgian-U.S. partnership and expressed readiness to activate bilateral cooperation.The visit of U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel was noted.
Sep 19 2014 - 12:14
Officials of Georgia, South Ossetia and Russia have met in Ergneti. It is the 48th meeting within the framework of the mechanism for prevention of incidents and reaction to them. Gocha Ratiani, the head of the department for information and analysis of the Georgian Interior Ministry, said that the sides will discuss incidents that had happened since the previous meeting on July 31, News Georgia reports.Georgia will discuss pupils in the area, it will protest against illegal barbed wire along the border, water problems.
Sep 13 2014 - 18:36
The United States has urged pro-democracy and pro-NATO voices in Georgia to "focus on their common interests" in light of the government's clampdown on opposition figures.