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There had been preparations for Margvelashvili-Putin meeting - Vano Machavariani
Vano Machavariani, the Former Advisor of the President for Foreign Issues, has said that there had been preparations for holding a meeting between Margvelashvili and Putin
Reuters: “We will never bow to the Russians” – Irakli Alasania
Defense Minister of Georgia, Irakli Alasania spoke about current relations of the country with Russia and touched upon the issue of Ukraine in the article under the title "Defying Russia, Georgia to host NATO training center", published by the Reuters.
“My words were not understood by the provocateur and adventurer” –Gharibashvili
“My team and I would not accept any word from a person who was a main creator of criminal system,
“The Complicated Life of Georgia's Philosopher President” – Foreign Policy
Anna Nemtsova from Foreign Policy had ‘A conversation with Giorgi Margvelashvili,’the President of Georgia. He discusses political situation and current events developing in the country.
International NY Times: “Saakashvili Prosecuted by His Own Past And Not Putin’s “Accomplice” Ivanishvili” – Usupashvili
"It is an offense to me, as Bidzina Ivanishvili’s political partner, chairman of the Parliament of Georgia, cofounder of the Georgian Dream Coalition, to claim that my former political leader and the country’s former Prime Minister has been serving another state and committing treason,"
“They (EPP and EDG), in my view, want the UNM government back” - Exclusive interview with PACE co-rapporteur Michael Jensen
– You visited Georgia before the PACE session as a co-rapporteur with Boris Cilevics. What are your main concerns? What do you think still needs improvement
Zurab Abashidze – It seems that Japaridze has some age problems and that his brakes have betrayed him
Prime Minister's Special Representative for Relations with Russia Zurab Abashidze has responded to Tedo Japaridze, the Chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, which advised
We want fraternity with Ossetians and Abkhazians and today’s game was a clear demonstration of it - Irakli Gharibashvili
We don’t want to be enemies of Ossetian and Abkhazian brothers, we want fraternity with them and today’s game
“Georgia is a powerful and impressive partner” - US Assistant Secretary of Defense
“NATO's door remains open to new members,” Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs Derek Chollet said
“We must be candid, we must be critical enough” - Boris Cilevics on the Council of Europe Resolution
On October 1st the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted a resolution on “the functioning of democratic institutions in Georgia.”
I want to apologize to all foreign citizens that had to face problems with regard to activation of the new visa policy – Irakli Gharibashvili
I want to apologize to all foreign citizens that had to face problems with regard to activation of the new visa policy, Prime Minister Irakli Gharibashvili said.
Norland asks Margvelashvili - How he will take on skeptics in Washington regarding Georgia’s obsession with the past
‘’How will you take on some of the skeptics who are still in Washington that wonder whether Georgia is still too obsessed to past and not the future?’’ - This is the question
Couple detained by Russian occupants in the conflict zone
Russian occupants have detained a couple near village Ikorta, controlled by Ossetians. They are Kakha Kazishvili and Zina Natriashvili. It happened near the Kveshi village, which is along the occupation border.
We want to start reconciliation with our Abkhazian and Ossetian brothers - Gharibashvili
We want to actually start the process of reconciliation with our Abkhazian and Ossetian brothers, the Prime Minister of Georgia told journalists
“Maybe this was a ‘rehearsal’ of Scottish independence”
Scotland remains in Great Britain’s fold. According to the referendum, 55 percent of Scots voted to stay with the UK, while 45 percent voted for independence.
Alasania's gamble or diplomatic fumble?
As Foreign Policy reported Tbilisi offered the US to train on Georgia territory Syrian rebels who are fighting against the ‘Islamic State.’ The publication claimed the information
Victory would be impossible without Bidzina Ivanishvili - Irakli Gharibashvili
The Georgian people chose life without fear on October 1, - Georgia’s PM Irakli Gharibashvili stated at the government chancellery. He addressed our society in relation to the second
William Lahiu thinks Georgia is not ready to become a NATO member yet
As Head of NATO Liaison Office in Georgia William Lahiu said, Georgia is not ready to become a NATO member yet.
Giorgi Margvelashvili invited to Davos World Economic Forum
Head of the World Economic Forum, Professor Claus Schwab has invited Georgia’s President Giorgi Margvelashvili to the World Economic Forum in Davos
21 years since fall of Sokhumi
21 years have passed since the fall of Sokhumi. Military confrontation in Abkhazia began on August 14, 1992. The Abkhazian Guards created by the Order of the Head of Abkhazia’s High
Is Mikheil Saakashvili a Political Refugee or Not?
The Georgian Prosecutor’s Office has seized the property of Mikheil Saakashvili and his family members.
Foreign Policy not going to correct article about Georgia
The “Foreign Policy” editorial board is not going to correct the article about the opening of a training center for Syrian rebels in Georgia. The article was published in the American edition
Where did Irakli Gharibashvili meet Matt Damon
Along with his wife, Georgia’s Prime Minister Irakli Gharibashvili attended a formal reception organized by ex-President Bill Clinton and his wife Hillary.
Georgia Offers to Host Training Camp for Syrian Rebels - Foreign Policy
"In a potential boost for the Obama administration, the former Soviet republic of Georgia has offered to host a training facility for the Syrian rebels as a part of the U.S.-led war
"When we are talking about the former President, it may damage Georgian efforts to move forward" - Eric Rubin
Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Eric Rubin told the Georgian bureau of the Voice of America
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Coastline of the Adjara region has recently weathered a 5-point storm. Powerful and prolonged rainfall resulted in rivers breaking banks and flooding nearby agricultural facilities.
A protest that was held in front of Irakli Gharibashvili’s home has devolved into a brawl. The confrontation was sparked due to a verbal altercation between protestors and passers-by.
A few weeks ago, Georgian pianist Khatia Buniatishvili took part in the iTunes Festival, where besides holding a one-hour-long concert, she also performed together with Spanish tenor Placido Domingo.
A man and a police officer have been wounded at Tbilisi’s Kazbegi Street recently. According to currently existing information, police were called to the scene to settle an intense family
Germany is a nation of startling diversity and its regional specialities represent centuries of history. Germany's many varieties of beer and sausage are still evolving and emerging
An international fair dedicated to recording equipment is being held in Georgia for the first time, with leading companies in the field participating.
Tbilisi Fall Set, one of the season’s most important festivals, will be held at “Under Wheel” club on November 7th and 8th.
Aaron Huey, a journalist for the famous magazine National Geographic, has returned to Svaneti after a 14-year-absence. His first visit to one of Georgia’s most beautiful regions
“I want to give you an exclusive piece of information – I have an idea regarding Abkhazians, because I think a lot about their fate and future as our brotherly people” – told Irakli Gharibashvili, Prime Minister
Many have seen the famous Soviet cartoon “Nu, pogodi!” (“Well, Just You Wait!”), which is popular among children to this day.
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