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NATO conference is held in Tbilisi 2009-05-13 17:49 The conference will last for four days, will be held in Old Metekhi hotel, will be attended by representatives of NATO member and partner countries. The sides will exchange experience in issues of rear provision, discuss process of the Alliance transformation and the peacemaking operations it holds.
Military parade in Georgia may be renounced 2009-05-13 16:37 The government of Georgia may renounce the military parade in Rustaveli Avenue in the Independence Day of Georgia, on May 26th , stated Gigi Ugulava, the Mayor of Tbilisi, before the meeting with the diplomatic corps accredited in Georgia.
Council on Foreign Relations delegation arrived in Tbilisi 2009-05-13 15:32 Today the Council on Foreign Relations delegation arrived in Tbilisi. According to the U.S. embassy in Georgia, the delegation, including both experts and Council members, will conduct meetings with representatives of the government and with opposition leaders.
Georgian police took away opposition members’ cars 2009-05-13 14:43 They said the patrol police took away their cars and tagged them 200 lari for breaking road rules.
South Ossetia prepared draft non-use of force memorandum 2009-05-13 13:53 “At the latest meeting in Geneva representatives of other delegations, including the USA one, agreed that solution of the security in region issue is primary. Humanitarian problem, issue of refugees cannot be discussed without guarantees that Georgia will not treacherously attack our country again. Therefore the fifth round of the discussions will be fully devoted to the security issue and
Song about Putin became an international hit 2009-05-13 13:00 “Anti-Putin” song by Stephane и 3G [Georgian group]was not allowed for Eurovision 2009, but is loved in Europe.
Special protocol on Georgia endorsed by the Council of Europe 2009-05-13 12:30 The committee of Foreign Ministers of the Council of Europe, held in the framework of the 119th ministerial session, held in Madrid yesterday, adopted a special protocol, concerning the situation in Georgia.
Nabucco still has everything before it
In June, EU and Turkey are going to sign a transit price agreement in respect of the pipeline that will run without passing through Russia. However, Prime Minister Teyip Erdogan is currently paying a visit to Azerbaijan and in three days he will start off for Sochi to meet his colleague Vladimir Putin. This meeting might have its effect upon further decisions taken by Ankara. Before that, the three countries that had been invited on May, 8 to the Nabucco summit in Prague refused to sign the binding documents.
OSCE to recognize Abkhazia’s and South Ossetia’s “status neutral”?
On May 13 Vienna hosts the session of the OSCE committee on a new monitoring plan in South Caucasus with the references to Georgia and South Ossetia to be excluded from the agenda. In the meantime the mass media got hold of information that the organization was serious about a compromise option to establish two independent representations in Tskhinval and Tbilisi.
Who needs Vaziani maneuvers?
An active stage of NATO Cooperative Longbow 09/Cooperative Lancer 09 exercises has begun in Georgia. The opening ceremony of multi-national military maneuvers was held on May 11.
Georgia: authorities and opposition keep pursuing their own interests
A month since the start of the protest rallies President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili has finally met with the non-parliamentary opposition leaders. Tbilisians hoped they would reach some kind of agreement which would free the city from heaps of street garbage and traffic jams. But… the opposition announced extension of rallies calling for “total mobilization” of the people.
Saakashvili is trying to manipulate Themis
During the meeting with the oppositional leaders demanding his resignation, President of Georgia Mikhail Saakashvili proposed to announce a moratorium on all the administrative offences committed by people in the course of the protest actions. European diplomats are in favor of Saakashvili’s proposal but the human rights defenders treat it as the authorities’ attempt to avoid responsibility, calling to maintain the supremacy of law.
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