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Archive by 2009-04-14
Parliamentary minority proposed the way of driving the country out of political crisis 2009-04-14 18:46 "Proceeding from what we see, from the political crisis reaching its dead end, we, the Christian-Democrats, believe that the Georgian authorities should take these concrete steps in order to create real preconditions for launching a dialogue even with the most radical part of the opposition", Targamadze stated at the today’s press conference.
Georgian authorities promised not to use force first 2009-04-14 17:36 The opposition has been staging mass protest actions with the demand of the president's resignation for the sixth day, and has been refusing to dialog with the authorities.
Greece passed Georgia proposals on OSCE mission prolongation 2009-04-14 17:14 Georgios Chatzimikhelakis, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Greece to Georgia, a today’s meeting with Alexander Nalbandov, the Deputy Foreign Minister of Georgia, officially passed the package of proposals on prolongation of the OSCE mission mandate, prepared by the Permanent Council of the Organization, Novosti-Gruzia reports alluding to the Department of information and Press
USA to allocate USD 242 million to Georgia 2009-04-14 16:40 Before the meeting of the government Kakha Baindurashvili, the Minister of Finance of Georgia said that the corresponding proposal was passed to U.S. Congressmen for consideration and will presumably be endorsed soon.
Saakashvili is sure in the support of the West 2009-04-14 16:03 The support of Georgia by the west increased significantly after the August 2008 events, announced Mikheil Saakashvili today in Tbilisi.
Azerbaijanian- Georgian buisness forum to be held in Tbilisi 2009-04-14 15:15 An Azerbaijanian- Georgian business forum will be held in end April in Tbilisi, Regnum reports alluding to AZPROMO (Azerbaijan Export and Investment Promotion Foundation, established by the Ministry of Economic Development).
U.S. expert makes a forecast for Georgia 2009-04-14 14:30 The expert believes that if any provocations occur, and Russin will “go another few kilometers into Georgia” it “would be terrible, a big mistake through which Russia would demonstrate to the West that it is simply an aggressive imperialist power again”.
Georgia to sign Eastern Partnership program on May 6th 2009-04-14 13:51 "On May 6th we sign the Eastern Partnership, the EU program, and it means that for the first time Georgia will establish close relationships with the EU in the organizational aspect; we couldn’t even dream of it a year ago", he announced today.
Georgia complained about Russia to foreign military attachés 2009-04-14 12:48 According to the Ministry of Defense of Georgia, yesterday in the Ministry the meeting of Georgi Muchaidze, the Deputy Minister of Defense and David Nadaraya, the head of the analytic department, with the military attachés from a number of foreign states.
Action of ties to be held in Tbilisi 2009-04-14 12:17 Opposition members say they will make wishes when hanging ties.
Konstantin Gamsakhurdia presented four demands to Saakashvili 2009-04-14 11:46 He announced them at the information rally near the Parliament and underlined that when the demands are complied with, there will be no problems between the opposition and the authorities.
Vashadze to discuss situation in Georgia with the U.S. Secretary of State 2009-04-14 11:21 Today Hillary Clinton, the U.S. Secretary of State, will hold a meeting with Grigol Vashadze, the Foreign Minister of Georgia.
Opposition declined the authorities’ proposal of establishing coalition government 2009-04-14 10:31 The leaders of the Georgian opposition declined the authorities’ proposal of establishing a coalition government – Noviy Region. As Eka Beselia, one of the For United Georgia party explained, the opposition doesn’t struggle for places in government, but insists on Mikheil Saakashvili’s resignation.
NATO must cancel the military maneuvers in Georgia - 14 April, 2009 2009-04-14 10:27 The Cooperative Lancer/Cooperative Longbow multinational maneuvers must be held in the territory of the Vaziani military base in Georgia. Since May 3rd to June 3rd in the framework of the NATO Partnership for Peace program. The maneuvers comprise the two parts: the stuff and the field ones and imply participation of about 900 military from 23 NATO member countries and the Alliance partners’
The calls of Georgian opposition
Tbilisian protestors did not manage to take timeout on Palm Sunday. After the nightly debacle in the press center the crowd again gathered in front of the parliament. The appearance of Tbilisian street cleaners who fell under suspicion of the oppositionists provoked a fistfight. As a result the protestors took the garbage away to the Mayor’s Office. The next in turn is transportable WCs problem solution.
Georgian Foreign Ministry finds a pretext
Against the background of protest actions in the Georgian capital the Foreign Ministry makes a fuss over maneuvers of Russian ships in the Black Sea. Official Tbilisi calls Moscow’s actions a provocation.
Abkhazia on the way to development strategy
Abkhaz authorities are seriously planning to attract investments into the republic. International conference «Independent Abkhazia: In search of Economic Strategy» has just finished in Sukhum.
Georgia: nerves are failing
As Salome Zurabishvili said on April 9 a game of nerves had begun in Georgia. The opposition is trying to replace Mikheil Saakashvili through obstinacy announcing daily acts of rebellion. Everyone is waiting for any side to be the first to make a mistake. The reports on use of force have already appeared.
Saakashvili’s “orange brigade”
The events that took place on Saturday night, when so-called “refuse collectors” in orange jackets smashed up the stage and tented press-centre belonging to the Georgian opposition, suggest that Mikheil Saakashvili’s secret police are not resting on their laurels. Opposition leaders Nino Burjanadze and Levan Gachechiladze called the occurrence “an attack on a peaceful rally”. According to them, “this incident proves that instead of fulfilling the people’s demands, the authorities want to use force”.2009-04-14 09:12
The specifics of a national confrontation on the Rustaveli
On the fifth day of the confrontation that started on 9th April, all that can be mentioned is a few not particularly significant incidents: the regime and opposition came to a disagreement over litter and toilets on parliament square. Here unknown men totally destroyed a tented press centre erected by the opposition. Relations with Russia still remain a bone of contention.
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