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Archive by 2008-12-09
First meeting of the reshuffled Cabinet to be held tomorrow 2008-12-09 17:43 Tomorrow, on December, 10th, at 12 a.m (local time) the first meeting of the renewed government is to be held.
Levan Varshalomidze re-elected the leader of Ajaria 2008-12-09 17:41 The Supreme Council of Ajaria unanimously re-elected Levan Varshalomidze the head of the government. The Council counts 17 members.
Lasha Zhvania proposed to unite three committees 2008-12-09 16:53 Lasha Zhvania, the new Minister of Economy, drew the initiative to unite the three parliamentary committees: of Foreign Affairs, Eurointegration, Defense and Security.
Rurua intends to popularize Georgian culture 2008-12-09 15:40 Nika Rurua, the Minister of Culture, considers necessary to work out consistent state policy in this sphere.
Parliamentary opposition sees new appointments as illogical 2008-12-09 14:56 Parliamentary opposition feels rather negative about the reshuffle of Georgian Cabinet. As Georgiy Targamadze, the leader of parliamentary minority said that the decisions can hardly be explained.
Georgia and Switzerland continue negotiations 2008-12-09 13:45 Georgian Foreign Ministry continues negotiations with the Ministries of Sweden, Switzerland and Russia on the issues of establishment of Georgian and Russian groups in the embassies of the two European countries in Tbilisi and Moscow, said Khatuna Iosava, the Foreign Ministry Information Department head to RIA Novosti.
New Economy minister declares war to unemployment 2008-12-09 12:42 Lasha Zhvania, the new Georgian Minister of Economy, will supervise projects on work places establishment and investment mobilization.
Cabinet reshuffle doesn’t demand confidence vote 2008-12-09 11:32 The continuing reshuffle of Georgian government doesn’t demand parliamentary confirmation, informs Regnum, alluding to the press service of Georgian President.
Georgian PM announced candidates for Ministers of Economy, Culture and Defense 2008-12-09 10:41 Reshuffle of Georgian government continues. As Georgian PM, Grigol Mgaloblishvili, said at the extraordinary briefing this morning, the decision was made after long consultations.
Georgians want Alasania or Burjanadze as a new President 2008-12-09 10:32 The best candidates for the post of Georgian president were called Nino Burjanadze, the ex-Speaker of Georgian parliament, and Irakli Alasania, the ex-Permanent representative of Georgia to the UN, concludes the survey of The Versia, a Georgian newspaper.
Israel does not stop arms supply to Georgia
It was mentioned on the Ossetian TV and radio site.
In particular it is reported that the Israeli group “Rafael” continues shipping «Spyder-SR» close-range SAM systems and guided air-to-air missiles.
Helsinki – diplomatic battle in progress
On December 4 Finland’s capital was welcoming the annual meeting of OSCE Foreign Ministers. This year its focal point is the August war in the Caucasus. Russian diplomats led by Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov were preparing for a heavy battle. It was quick to flare up right before the meeting.
Alasania’a trump cards are deeds not slogans
Two leading opposition parties – the Republicans and “The New Rights” announced the creation of an alliance. It is supposed to be completed with “Movement for United Georgia” chaired by disgraced ex defense minister Irakli Okruashvili.
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