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Drug dealer detained in Georgia's Poti

Georgian police officers have detained one individual for drug offences in the Georgian town of Poti, the Georgian Interior Ministry reported. Law enforcers have seized 26 packs of methadone and five packs of cocaine as a …

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Passenger minibus goes up in flames in Poti

A passenger minibus caught fire as a result of an accident near Poti (Samegrelo-Zemo-Svaneti region), the Georgian media reports. The accident happened today in the morning in the resort village Maltakva. The  Mitsubishi minibus …

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NATO ships enter Georgian port of Poti

Four ships of the Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) entered the port of Poti, the press service of Georgia's Interior Ministry reported. The ships will hold joint drills with two vessels of the Georgian Coast Guard …

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New deep-water port to appear in Poti

Pace Georgia company plans to build another deepwater port in Poti. Today, the company operates 8th terminals of the Poti port. The project was supported by the American Investment Agency (OPIC), which allocated $ 50 million for the project. …

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Explosion kills one person in Poti

One person died in the explosion in the Georgian city of Poti, while 3 others were injured. The incident occurred at dawn, InterPressNews reported. The injured were taken to Poti, Zugdidi and Kutaisi hospitals. No details of …

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Russian tourist drowns in sea in Poti

A young Russian man has drowned in sea in Poti. Rescuers managed to save a woman, InterPressNews reported. "Red flags are erected on the beach. Despite our warnings, they still entered the sea. Rescuers managed to save a young …

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Lapis Lazuli to provide incentive to develop region

Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey signed a major international trade and transport corridor deal on the sidelines of the 7th Regional Economic Cooperation Conference on Afghanistan (RECCA-VII) in Ashgabat, which was …

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China’s strategy in the Caucasus

Expectations of gains from the “One Belt, One Road” project is contingent on the inauguration of the Kars-Tbilisi-Baku railway as well as the speed of port facility improvements in both Azerbaijan and Georgia

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Batumi, Poti and Kulevi closed due to storm

All Georgian  ports – Batumi, Poti and Kulevi – have been closed due to a storm, the Maritime Transport Agency reports. The department explained that the closure of the ports is an element of its normal work in such weather conditions. The …

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