Wednesday, 22 February 2017
Archive by 2009-02-03
The Parliament of Georgia discussed and approved the new Cabinet 2009-02-03 17:50 The hearings of the new Cabinet and governmental program were held today in parliamentary committees. The members of committees on relations with compatriots living abroad; on foreign relations and on European integration held a joint meeting and delivered their speeches.
Tbilisi: no US military bases to be deployed in Georgia 2009-02-03 16:48 Tbilisi states that no US bases will be deployed in the Georgian territory, and this issue wasn’t discussed in the course of the recent US military delegation visit, the Ministry of Defense and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated to Interfax.
Georgia will not sign the first non-aggression agreement 2009-02-03 15:46 Georgia will not sign the first non-aggression agreement with Abkhazia and South Ossetia Russia insists on, stated Grigol Vashadze, the Foreign Minister of Georgia – The Vzglyad.
USA may deploy its military bases in Georgia 2009-02-03 14:39 It may be the response of Washington to the military presence of Russia in Abkhazia, The Nezavisimaya Gazeta reports alluding to Kavkaz Press agency.
Georgia is urged to sign non-aggression agreements with South Ossetia and Abkhazia 2009-02-03 13:55 The Foreign Ministry of Russia believes that Georgia must sign non-aggression agreement with Abkhazia and South Ossetia.
Georgian delegation departed for Germany 2009-02-03 11:29 Georgian delegation comprising the Minister of Defense, Davit Sikharulidze, and the State Minister for European and Atlantic Integration, Giorgi Baramidze, departed for Germany this morning.
Georgia to continue intensive discussion of relations with the EU 2009-02-03 10:37 Georgia will continue intensive discussion of relations with the EU, stated Grigol Vashadze, the Foreign Minister of Georgia, at his yesterday’s meeting with Per Eklund, Head of the Delegation of the European Commission to Georgia.
The path towards a renewed UN mission is difficult
Russia’s delegation within the UN has expressed its willingness to discuss extending the organization’s mandate in Georgia and Abkhazia with its Georgian colleagues. Russia’s permanent representative Vitaly Churkin announced this on 2 February at the UN Headquarters in New York.
Fourth anniversary of Zurab Zhvania’s death…
Today is the fourth anniversary of Zurab Zhvania’s death who was the first post-Rose Revolution head of the government. This tragic loss announced on TV as carbon monoxide poisoning in a hurriedly rented apartment for secret meetings is still arousing a lot of rumors and gossip.
Russian surveillance of Abkhazia’s skies
The Russian General Staff has chosen the small town of Bombora outside Gudauta to be an air force base. In Soviet times a paratroopers’ regiment was based there. Now about 20 aeroplanes are proposed to be stationed there: Su-27 fighters, Su-25 low-flying attack aircraft and some An-26 transport aircraft.
Who needs Georgian confederation and what for?
National Assembly of Azerbaijanis of Georgia (NAAG) called for modification of the country’s system of state on January 28. It was stated by NAAG President Dashgyn Gyulmamedov.
New changes to Cabinet, and no trace of saved Georgia
Georgian government is waiting for new appointments. On the evening of January 30 Georgia’s President Mikheil Saakashvili presented Nika Gilauri as a new candidate for the post of Prime Minister. For over a month he has been both Finance Minister and Interim Prime Minister.
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