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Archive by 2009-02-20
OSCE presence in Georgia and South Ossetia mandates are being worked out 2009-02-20 18:21 Russia is working on the draft OSCE field presence in Georgia and South Ossetia mandates.
NATO promises to prepare Georgia for joining the alliance 2009-02-20 17:26 NATO will study in which way to continue assistance in preparation for joining the alliance for Ukraine and Georgia, said Jaap de Hoop Scheffer, the Secretary General of NATO, at the informal meeting of the member countries Ministers of Defense – ITAR TASS.
Georgian Parliament delegation to visit Azerbaijan 2009-02-20 16:33 The delegation of the Georgian Parliament, headed by Pridon Todua, Vice Speaker of Georgian Parliament and Chairman of Parliamentary Friendship Group, will leave for Baku with an official visit on February 23rd - the press-service of the Parliament informs.
EU persuades Minsk to abstain from recognition of South Ossetia and Abkhazia 2009-02-20 15:43 Javier Solana, EU High Representative for the Common Foreign and Security Policy persuades Alexander Lukashenko, the President of Byelorussia, not to recognize Abkhazia and South Ossetia.
Georgia is predicted new difficulties with Russia 2009-02-20 14:44 Georgian politicians predict the new round of difficulties with Russia - Rossiya-Gruzia agency reports.
Bulgaria and Georgia to sign an agreement in communication sphere 2009-02-20 12:56 Today Georgia and Bulgaria will sign an agreement on cooperation in the spheres of mail service, electronic communications and information technologies, said Irakli Gachechiladze, the Deputy Minister of Economic Development – Trend.
Foreign Minister of Georgia arrives in Armenia 2009-02-20 11:40 Today Grigol Vashadze, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, arrives in Armenia with a 2-day official visit.
Georgian opposition demands the full text of Geneva agreement for reading 2009-02-20 10:39 Georgian opposition questions the correctness of mass media messages about the agreement titled "Proposals for Joint Mechanisms for Averting and Reacting to Incidents" signed on February 18th in Geneva and demands the government of Georgia to hand them the full text of the document.
Eurovision with a political accent
Yesterday the international jury and people of Georgia decided on participants of Eurovision 2009 contest to be held in Moscow. It is going to be “Stephane & 3G” band (with Stephane Mgebrishvili and three girls). By tradition this event has a political color in Georgia.
The Turkish Gambit
Yesterday was the last day of “Security and Cooperation in the Caucasus” conference in Tbilisi. One of the hottest topics among the participants was Turkey’s role in the new architecture of the regional security. It was not incidental. Following President Abdullah Gul’s recent visit to Moscow the experts started discussing geopolitical alliance between Turkey and Russia.
Another characteristic of statehood
Definition of Russian-Abkhazian and Russian-South Ossetian state borders will start this year as reported by the Russian President’s Special Representative for delimitation and demarcation of the state border with adjacent CIS states Alexander Golovin on February 17.
Is the lack of unity going to undermine the opposition?
In Georgia a “revolutionary underground” is being established – seven committees under the leadership of the National Forum. It will plan acts of civil disobedience. Their ultimate goal is to overthrow Mikheil Saakashvili. Another association is also intending to implement a similar programme – the “Popular Assembly”. The formation of a third alliance has also been announced.
The authorities look for an indulgence
The Georgian government, which is officially “tightening its belt”, suddenly declared its intention to spend money on financing the Patriarchy’s television station “Consensus”. The cabinet of ministers made this decision at its last session.
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