Thursday, 23 March 2017
Archive by 2009-05-22
Gilauri discussed the situation in the country with diplomatic corps representatives 2009-05-22 18:52 The sides discussed both economic and political situation in the country; the PM noticed that the situation in the capital, where opposition actions are being staged, “cannot influence economy positively”.
Saakashvili: USA continues supporting Georgia 2009-05-22 18:24 I had a few phone calls with President Obama and I have to say that, you know, we have strong support from the United States. You know, the United States has called us strategic ally in the late months of the previous administration. The new administration has confirmed it," Saakashvili said.
Opposition refused to unblock Tbilisian highways 2009-05-22 17:49 Let us remind that today at the noon taxi drivers of Tbilisi gathered in Rike Square and marched to Liberty Square in a column. They demanded to open the roads, currently being blocked with mock prison cells. Shouting sharp accusations addressed to the opposition, turned one cell over, and after that the fight between taxi drivers and activists began
Georgi Baramidze to participate in PA NATO session 2009-05-22 16:52 Georgi Baramidze, the Vice Prime Minister, the State minister for European and Atlantic Integration of Georgia, today departed for Norway with a working visit.
Tbilisi taxi drivers held a protest action 2009-05-22 15:52 Today Tbilisi taxi drivers staged a protest action: at the noon they gathered in Rike Square and marched to Liberty Square in a column.
Davitaya: USA believes that dialog with opposition has no alternative 2009-05-22 15:00 Paata Davitaya, the Vice-Speaker of the Parliament of Georgia, staying in Washington D.C. with a visit, held a meeting with Matthew Bryza, the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs.
Saakashvili’s rating increased owing to protest actions 2009-05-22 14:02 Protest actions with the demands of Mikheil Saakashvili’s resignation favored the increase of his popularity, the survey published by Bloomberg witnesses.
Bagapsh: report of the UN Secretary General contains paragraphs inadmissible for Abkhazia 2009-05-22 12:47 The establishment of so-called 20-kilometer security zone in the zone of Georgian- Abkhazian conflict is out of the question, Bagapsh said at yesterday’s meeting with Michael Davenport, the UK Foreign Office Director for Russia, the South Caucasus and Central Asia. Bagapsh also condemned the point concerning the Geneva Talks, where, in his view, Abkhazia is given the status of non-full fledged
Opposition staged a rally in Kutaisi 2009-05-22 12:46 Last evening opposition leaders staged protest actions in David Agmashenebeli Square in the center of Kutaisi, and called for their supporters to participate in May 26 rally in Tbilisi.
Tskhinval reported of firing from the Georgian side 2009-05-22 11:18 Settlement Lashe [Znauri region of South Ossetia] was yesterday fired from the Georgian territory.
EU special representative had a talk with opposition 2009-05-22 11:00 Yesterday Georgian opposition held another meeting with Peter Semneby, the EU special representative to the South Caucasus, and discussed with him not only the protest actions held in Tbilisi, but also a number of other issues.
Tragic Hunt for militaries
Alarming news from Georgia that has long been expected is reported by news agencies with reference to Rustavi-2 TV. Saakashvili’s secret police took advantage of the May 5 events in Mukhrovani with a tank battalion declaring disobedience to the authorities in order to start repressions against militaries objecting to president Saakashvili’s policies that according to them had brought the country to a deadlock.
NATO’s military exercises in Georgia: part two
NATO has started the Cooperative Lancer 09 field exercises in Georgia. In addition, the military department of the republic and the Alliance are jointly developing a new security and military strategy framework for Georgia, where, according to military commanders, Russia is considered to be the basic external threat.
Europeans lost in labyrinths of Georgian confrontation
The Europeans are again trying to bring the uncompromising Georgian politicians to the conference table. EU’s Special Representative in South Caucasus Piter Semnebi has held another meeting with the opposition’s representatives. As a result, the radical opposition accused the authorities of a complete army collapse and the people’s defender asked Semnebi for his assistance in investigating the facts of human rights violation…
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