Jul 24 2014 - 17:00
150 Georgian soldiers have returned home from Afghanistan. The 2nd brigade of the 23rd infantry battalion has served in Afghanistan for four months. The Georgian contingent has been taking part in the Nato operation in the country for four years.
Jul 24 2014 - 16:24
Georgian President Georgy Margelashvili has suggested candidacies of new cabinet members to the country's lawmakers,
Jul 24 2014 - 14:11
Georgian Prime Minister Irakly Garibashvili told Imedi TV that he was consulting his predecessor Bidzina Ivanishvili on many strategic issues. The PM emphasized that there was nothing wrong with that and added that he was interested in the opinions of other people, including those far from politics.
Jul 24 2014 - 11:52
Speaker of the Georgian Parliament David Usupashvili said at a meeting with his Israeli counterpart Yuli-Yoel Edelstein that Georgia will do its best to support Israel in the international arena in the context of the operation in the Gaza Strip.Usupashvili is visiting Israel despite missile attacks. His delegation had to stay in a safe place for certain time due to an air warning at Tel Aviv Airport.Edelstein thanked Georgia for the support it had been giving during the operation. Usupashvili assured that Georgia will not change its attitude towards Israel.
Jul 23 2014 - 21:08
Speaker of the Georgian Parliament David Usupashvili, currently on a visit to Israel, has met with elected President Reuven Rivlin, the Georgian parliament reports.In addition, the sides discussed the situation in Israel and some issues related to Russian-Georgian relations.
Jul 23 2014 - 17:53
Georgian MP from the ruling coalition "Georgian Dream" Levan Berdzenishvili opposed the initiative of his colleague George Baramidze from the party "United National Movement" to ban broadcasting of Russian TV channels in Georgia at legislative level."Maybe they will want to ban books, too? When I was the director of the National Library, they presented to me such a proposal, saying that some books should not be read and need to be banned. Such bans are incompatible with the European prospects," News-Georgia quotes Berdzenishvili.
Jul 23 2014 - 15:25
Georgy Baramidze, a member of parliament of Georgian ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili's United National Movement, proposed banning of Russian TV channels in the country. The parliamentary majority said they were not planning to discuss the issue, Interfax reports.
Jul 23 2014 - 13:03
Speaker of the Georgian Parliament David Usupashvili will make a speech at the Knesset today. He arrived in Tel Aviv last night to meet his Israeli counterpart Yuli-Yoel Edelstein and Head of the Israeli-Georgian friendship group Abraham Michael.Usupashvili will meet Israeli President Reuven Rivlin, Head of the Knesset Foreign Committee Ze'ev Elkin and Leader of the Opposition Isaak Herzog. The Georgian official will lay flowers at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem.