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Archive by 2008-12-29
Tbilisi confirmed: military machinery is drawn to South Ossetian border 2008-12-29 18:03 Georgian Interior Ministry confirmed the information of armored police vehicles Cobra in a number of villages bordering on South Ossetia.
Georgian Laborites initiate impeachment 2008-12-29 16:47 Georgian Labor Party intends to turn to the Parliament with a demand to start the procedure of impeachment of Mikhail Saakashvili, the President of Georgia, announced Shalva Natelashvili, the leader of the party, ITAR-TASS informs.
Work on partnership treaty between Georgia and the USA is practically finished 2008-12-29 15:43 The text of charter on strategic partnership between Georgia and the USA is practically agreed, stated Grigol Vashadze, the Foreign Minister of Georgia, ITAR-TASS reports.
Georgia obtained USD 602 mln 2008-12-29 15:40 Donor’s aid for Georgia counts USD 602 mln, Regnum informs, said Nika Gilauri, the Georgian Minister of Finance, at the governmental meeting. He underlined that in nearest 2-3 months the country will obtain USD 370 mln more.
Saakashvili doesn’t intend to leave his position early 2008-12-29 13:22 Mikhail Saakashvili stated that he doesn’t intend to run for the President again but is not going to leave his position before the end of the presidential term as well, ITAR-TASS reports.
Barry in Georgia again 2008-12-29 11:41 Assigned to the 6th fleet USS Barry arrives in Georgia, the port of Poti, today, Interfax informs.
Japanese inflows in Georgian economy
On December 25 Georgia’s Stationery Office welcomed Finance minister Nikolay Gilauri and Japan’s ambassador Misamidu Oki signing the treaty on appropriation of a USD 13 mln grant to Georgia by the government of Japan.
Opposition not happy about ambassadors
At the extraordinary plenary session on December 26 Georgia’s parliament approved candidates to the posts of ambassadors to a number of countries and international organizations.
Georgian wine for Russia
Georgian wine might appear in Russia as results from the words of the head of Rospotrebnadzor (Russia's Trade and Sanitary Inspection Authority) and Russia’s chief sanitation officer Gennady Onishenko.
Russia will control appropriation of funds for South Ossetia
There is a plan to establish a federal administration on restoration of South Ossetia in Russia that would deal with the control of budget funds appropriated for these purposes. It was stated by RF Accounts Chamber auditor Sergey Ryabukhin.
Arms scandal: getting rid of extras?
According to the first deputy of Ukraine’s Chief of Defense colonel general Gennady Vorobyev combat capabilities of the country were not damaged as a result of arms sale to Georgia. The general stated that for the arms supplies some “extras” were used beyond the scope of the development program.
A hard way home
On December 23 the chairman of the International Association of Meskheti Turks S. Barbakadze sent a letter to the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, T. Davis stating that the process of repatriation of Meskheti Turks to Georgia remains very complicated. The letter contains an appeal to the Council of Europe to take relevant measures forcing the Georgian leaders to honor their repatriation commitments.
Stability in the Caucasus on Turkish Platform
It was reported on December 26 that in the coming year Georgia, Russia, Turkey, Azerbaijan and Armenia might sign a Treaty on Security and Cooperation Platform in the Caucasus. It was stated by Turkey’s Ambassador to Azerbaijan Khulisi Kylydzh.
Will the opposition find its leader?
Ex Ambassador of Georgia to the UN Irakli Alasania that is considered the major presidential aspirant by Georgian, Russian and Western European experts arrived in Tbilisi from New York. He made a slashing criticism of Saakashvili’s government.
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