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Georgian PM Garibashvili appoints deputies

Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili, who was confirmed in the post by parliament on Monday, has appointed his deputy prime ministers earlier today.  The new appointees are Georgian Foreign Minister David Zalkaliani and …

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Georgian parliament approves Garibashvili

The Parliament of Georgia by a majority of votes decided to pass a vote of confidence to the candidate for prime minister Irakli Garibashvili, his cabinet and the government program. The voting was broadcast live on the parliament’s …

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Garibashvili names Georgian cabinet with two new faces

Candidate for the Georgian premiership Irakli Garibashvili has named his cabinet members earlier today which includes two new faces - candidates for the minister of infrastructure and defence.  Maia Tskitishvili, who has served the …

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U.S. calls on parties in Georgia to show restraint

The U.S. Department of State has responded to current political turmoil in Georgia in regards to the possible arrest of opposition leader Nika Melia and the recent resignation of Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia and called on political parties …

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Georgian Prime Minister resigns

Georgia's Prime Minister Georgi Gakharia announced his resignation due to the crisis in the country. During his tenure in government, Gakharia, who became prime minister in 2019, has led major initiatives to advance …

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Georgia lifts several COVID-19 restrictions

The Georgian government has announced the lifting of several coronavirus-related restrictions due to the decrease in daily infections.  Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia said all public transport around the country will resume …

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Georgian Parliament approves 2021 state budget

The Georgian Parliament has approved a state budget of 18.4 billion GEL for 2021 at an extraordinary session yesterday.  The state budget includes over 890 million GEL expenditures for quarantine, testing and …

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EU opens borders to Georgia

The European Union has decided to reopen its borders to Georgia as from July 1.  According to the EU Council, as from 1 July, EU member states should start lifting the travel restrictions at the external borders for residents of …

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Georgia's Vakhatang Gomelauri to have double-job

Georgia's Interior Minister Vakhatang Gomelauri has been appointed as new secretary of the National Security Council, replacing former Defence Minister Levan Izoria in the role.  Gomelauri will have to fulfill …

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