Mar 7 2014 - 09:47
Georgian Prime Minister Irakly Garibashvili said that the new government of Georgia revealed numerous grave crimes committed by its predecessors. He said that new authorities had a lot of work to do in improving democratic institutions, supported by Western and American partners, and other fields, Georgia Online reports.
Mar 7 2014 - 09:36
A Russian Mi-8 from South Ossetia violated the Georgian aerospace and flew over police buildings in the Gori and Kasp Districts. A Russian drone from Abkhazia flew over police buildings in Khurcha (Zugdidi District) at 6.22PM, BBC reports.The Georgian Foreign Ministry has expressed concerns over the new violations of its sovereignty and territorial integrity and the cease-fire agreement of August 12, 2008.
Mar 7 2014 - 09:25
Georgian Interior Minister Alexander Chikaidze has denied Ombudsman Uchi Nanuashvili’s statement about a thousand wiretaps in the country, Tbilisskaya Nedelya reports.Chikaidze said that the Interior Ministry was the protector of the rights, life and health of people. He added that there were consultations to settle the wiretap issue.
Mar 7 2014 - 08:42
Georgian Prime Minister Irakly Garibashvili has advised Ukraine to ignore Mikheil Saakashvili, ITAR-TASS reports.He reminded that Saakashvili could not prevent the 2008 Russian-Georgian war. Garibashvili recommended the Ukrainian government to study Saakashvili’s biography and his radical approaches.Saakashvili left Georgia in mid-November 2013, a few days before expiration of his presidency. He has been to Europe, then US. He expressed support for Kiev protesters in early December and backed up the new government of Ukraine a few days ago.
Mar 6 2014 - 17:24
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay will visit Georgia in May. Georgian Foreign Minister Maia Panjikidze made this statement after a meeting with the Commissioner, the Georgian Foreign Ministry told Trend. The meeting was held in Geneva as part of UN activities.During the meeting, Pillay and Pandzhikidze discussed the general situation in the area of human rights protection in Georgia and the reforms undertaken by the country in this direction.
Mar 5 2014 - 12:53
Ismail Agakishiyev, Chairman of the board of directors of the Analysis, Consulting, PR Union of Companies, has rounded up the international conference “Geopolitics of the Caspian-Black Sea Region: security problems” in Baku yesterday, stating that all countries of the Caspian-Black Sea Region had their own vision of security and all agreed that joint projects would bring them closer. Joint projects, in his words, would weaken influence of non-regional forces, such as NATO, in the area.
Mar 5 2014 - 09:52
A member of the Georgian parliamentary majority Tina Khidasheli said that the parliament will start the session with talks about Ukraine and passing of a related act, Trend reports.The document will be discussed with the parliamentary majority and minority.