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Meeting with energy companies’ representatives was held in the parliament of Georgia 2009-03-06 18:42 Today the meeting with representatives of the companies distributing electricity and gas in the country regions was held in the Parliament. The participants were: Energo-Pro Georgia, Sokar Energy Georgia, Itera- Georgia and Alexander Khetaguri, the Minister of Energy of Georgia.
Labour party leader departed for the US 2009-03-06 18:01 Shalva Natelashvili, the leader of the Labour party of Georgia departed for the US with a visit. Before the departure he announced he intends to hold meetings with political elite representatives and deliver a speech in the Nixon Center.
Cooperating with Russia, the US still support Georgia 2009-03-06 17:16 Cooperation with Russia doesn’t mean the US renunciation to support Georgia as well as Baltic countries in their desire to be independent of Moscow, stated Hillary Clinton, the US Secretary of State in the course of her video conference with European youth, before departure for Geneva for the meeting with Sergey Lavrov, the minister of foreign Affairs of Russia - RIA Novosti.
Alasania started collecting signatures for Saakashvili’s resignation 2009-03-06 17:15 The Alliance for Georgia, headed by Irakli Alasania, the ex-Permanent Representative of Georgia to the UN, started country-wide collecting signatures for conducting new presidential elections, he stated at the press conference held on the occasion of the authorities’ refusal to conduct a referendum on this question.
EU independent mission started its work in Tskhinval 2009-03-06 15:04 The independent international fact-finding mission on the conflict in Georgia arrived in Tskhinval and started work.
Russia will issue citizens of Georgia pre-conflict types of visas 2009-03-06 14:03 Categories and kinds of the Russian visas issued by the Russian interests section by the Swiss embassy in Tbilisi will remain practically the same as before the relations severance, stated Grigoriy Karasin, the Deputy Foreign Minister of Russia - RIA Novosti.
Ex-ambassador of Georgia to Russia: it is time to start a dialog 2009-03-06 12:16 Erosi Kitsmarishvili, the ex-ambassador of Georgia to Russia believes that time to start dialog on normalization of relations between the two countries has come. He shared his ideas with ITAR TASS in his today’s interview.
Georgia-NATO Commission meeting held in Brussels 2009-03-06 11:11 Yesterday in Brussels Georgia-NATO Commission meeting at the level of Foreign Ministers was held.
Clinton recommends NATO not to recognize Abkhazia and South Ossetia 2009-03-06 10:33 Hillary Clinton, the US Secretary of State believes that NATO members should not recognize the independency of Abkhazia and South Ossetia – RosBalt.
Georgia: springtime political marathon
The 10-day ultimatum declared by oppositional Alliance for Georgia is expiring today. Georgian authorities rejected its main demand for a referendum on new presidential elections to be held within two months. The opposition started collecting signatures urging Saakashvili’s resignation. Georgian media report the authorities are ready to respond to the opposition with the special forces.
The new NATO doctrine involves sitting in two camps at once
Today a meeting between the foreign ministers of the NATO members is taking place in Brussels. The main topic of discussion is renewing relations with Russia. A session of the Georgia-NATO commission has also been planned.
Javakheti residents deprived of human rights
Georgian Ministry of Justice did not allow French lawyer Patrick Arapyan to defend Javakhetian prisoner Vahagn Chakhalyan (see photo). With a stroke of the pen the officials canceled the assurances of politicians both in a friendly attitude towards Armenia and loyalty to European values.
Borjomi to become a drink of reconciliation
Georgia is putting the license for Borjomi drink production to tender. The initial price is 8 million US dollars. “Protection” of the national patrimony subject to auction to which the source of this mineral water can definitely be referred, is close to become an indicator of patriotism. Meanwhile Borjomi might very well become “a drink of reconciliation”.2009-03-06 13:33
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