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Archive by 2009-05-12
Opposition to continue dialog with Saakashvili if he assesses th situation in the country reasonably 2009-05-12 18:31 Opposition is ready to continue dialog and conduct one more meeting with Mikheil Saakashvili in case he assesses the situation in the country reasonably, stated Salome Zourbishvili , who attended the non-parliamentary opposition consultations held today in the office of the Democratic Movement-United Georgia party.
Saakashvili was urged to investigate attacks on protesters 2009-05-12 17:30 Human Rights Watch calls for Georgian authorities to investigate attacks on opposition supporters in the course of the anti-presidential protest action started on April, the statement on the HRW official Web page claims.
UN Secretary General to present a report on Georgia 2009-05-12 16:38 On May 15 Ban Ki-moon, the UN Secretary General, will present a report with proposals on the renewed mission mandate in Georgia.
Opposition refused to work on Constitution with Saakashvili 2009-05-12 16:06 "The opposition parties comprising April 9 action organizers’ staff, believe that only Mikheil Saakashvili’ resignation and calling early presidential elections will drive the country out of political crisis" Eka Beselia said in Rustavi 2 air.
Saakashvili to participate in economic forum in Jordan 2009-05-12 15:31 The visit is scheduled for May 14-16, the President’s administration press service informed.
Opposition threatens to block the airport and railway 2009-05-12 14:44 Since May 12 Georgian opposition starts a new wave of anti-presidential protest actions, and intends to block the main transport communications of Tbilisi.
EU hailed Saakashvili’s proposals for opposition 2009-05-12 14:00 The proposals made by the authorities of Georgia, are important and correspond to the EU recommendations, said Peter Semneby, the EU special envoy to South Caucasus. He said these are the most acute issues.
Saakashvili promised not to prosecute delinquents 2009-05-12 12:30 "In order to decrease tension of the confrontation I promised to declare a moratorium on investigation of all delinquencies which took place in the course of the protest actions, with overwhelming political emotions; and further legal prosecution", Saakashvili said after the meeting.
Ilia II departed for France 2009-05-12 12:04 Early this morning Ilia II, the Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia, departed for France with a visit. According to the Georgian Patriarchy, he will participate in the ceremony of opening a new Georgian church in Paris.
New protest spots to appear in Georgia 2009-05-12 12:03 Protest actions, started on April 9 in Tbilisi, will be continued, and new protest spots will appear throughout the country owing to efforts of opposition leaders who will go to the regions, said Gubaz Sanikidze, the National Forum party spokesman, at yesterday’s rally.
Saakashvili proposed opposition to establish a commission to change the Constitution 2009-05-12 10:39 According to Saakashvili, the new model will ‘have place for strong presidential authority, strong Parliament, independent court, and interests of every citizen of Georgia will be protected even more".
Saakashvili being asked to hide a bad gesture
Accession to Eastern Partnership made Mikheil Saakashvili so excited that he made a hurried statement on Georgia’s integration into Europe. Before that he considered the exercises of NATO members and partners as a good sign that Georgia would soon join the Alliance. Naturally both facts were presented by the president as a three-finger combination in the direction of Russia. However the West did not appreciate this gesture.
Saakashvili has got “American attorneys”
The meeting between the Georgian oppositionists and President Saakashvili, which has been longed-for in Georgia, turned out to be another disappointment for the protest movement, at the same time bringing Mikhail Nikolaevitch a few more score points.
Georgia regrets the loss of lands while it has lost the nations’ trust
What was the main purpose of the country leadership before the war with South Ossetia? What are the president’s opponents now blaming him for? What is it that the Georgians cannot forgive Saakashvili? The only answer is the loss of territory. The Georgian people seem not to care a bit about the problems of those, who live there.2009-05-12 20:21
West yearning to please Moscow and Tbilisi
NATO Secretary General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer asked Mikheil Saakashvili to call the exercises held in Georgia correctly and not counter them with Russia. Simultaneously the US government got a recommendation from the Congress “to be friends” with both Moscow and Tbilisi. Insisting on provocative maneuvers the West tries to mitigate Russia’s reaction.2009-05-12 13:18
Mikhail Khubutia: Patriarch Kirill blessed young Georgians and Russians
Today the relations between Georgia and Russia are the issue causing anxiety, concern and pain of two nations with a common faith. On the eve of the Victory Day, a sacred holiday for both Georgians and Russians Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill and President of the Union of Georgians in Russia Mikhail Khubutia spoke about the ways to bring back lost love and friendship.
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