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Archive by 2009-06-11
Akishbaya confirmed he left 2009-06-11 20:24 This evening Malkhaz Akishbaya, the head of the “alternative government” of Abkhazia confirmed the previously spread by Georgian mass media messages of his resignation.
Russia regards the reaction of the USA and the EU on the elections in South Ossetia as unreasonably sharp 2009-06-11 17:45 The Czech Republic, the EU president country, called the elections “illegitimate” and confirmed support to the territorial integrity of Georgia. "We deplore that the USA and the EU gave unreasonably sharp assessment of elections in South Ossetia. Again they didn’t only refused to accept its results, but also didn’t want to see the real situation", Nesterenko said at the briefing.
Opposition is staging a protest action near the UN office in Georgia 2009-06-11 16:55 Today National Forum opposition movement stages a protest action near the UN office in Tbilisi. Traditionalists’ Union representatives also participate.
Opposition rejected the offer to take offices in the government 2009-06-11 16:44 At the meeting with United Opposition leader Levan Gachechiladze on June 9th Saakashvili offered opposition posts of deputy heads of MIA, Prosecutor’s Office, Security Council and other structures. He also stated ready to hold elections of local authorities in spring 2010, though they were planned for autumn 2010. The President added he was ready to turn to the court to favor release of people
Philip Gordon held a meeting with the PM of Georgia 2009-06-11 15:16 Philip Gordon, the Assistant U.S. Secretary of State , staying in Tbilisi with a visit, held a meeting with Nikoloz Gilauri, the PM of Georgia.
Zourabishvili sent an address to the U.S. President 2009-06-11 14:28 According to the party press service, the address was passed to Philip Gordon, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State, in the course of his visit to Georgia.
Saakashvili wants to grant opposition a room in the Interior Ministry building 2009-06-11 13:05 "Let representatives of radical opposition come, and we will allocate them a big study in the MIA building. And let them bring their supporters to watch the work of police from the inside", Saakashvili said at yesterday’s government sitting.
Police detected the suspect of blasts in Zugdidi 2009-06-11 12:25 The man was standing at the place of explosion. He said after the accident two men came up to him and asked to show the way to Abkhazia. According to Georgian mass media, police in Zugdid is confined to barracks, police patrols the city.
Saakashvili: Georgia for good relations with Russia but not at the price of own interests 2009-06-11 11:55 According to the president, the Georgian side “will not kneel in front of Russia and will not beg". "We will not sign a single capitulation agreement", Saakashvili said.
Grigol Vashadze to conduct a meeting with Hillary Clinton in end June 2009-06-11 11:14 Grigol Vashadze, the Foreign Minister of Georgia, will conduct a meeting with Hillary Clinton, the U.S. Secretary of State, in end June, Vashadze himself stated after his meeting with Philip Gordon, the U.S. Assistant Secretary of State, held last evening.
Philip Gordon held a meeting with Mikheil Saakashvili 2009-06-11 10:45 Philip Gordon, the U.S. Assistant Secretary of State, last night held a meeting with Mikheil Saakashvili, the President of Georgia.
USA supports the people of Georgia, not some political force 2009-06-11 10:18 At the same time Alasania mentioned Gordon expressed much interest in regard to the negotiations between the authorities and opposition, and their results.
Shamba: Abkhazia establishes relations with Turkey 2009-06-11 10:17 According to the Minister, Abkhazian government has certain contacts with the government of Turkey; negotiations on resumption of air and sea communication are being held.
Philip Gordon got interested in Maestro fate 2009-06-11 10:17 He explained the American diplomat spoke of the necessity of freedom of speech in Georgian mass media as an index of democratic processes. “Gordon inquired about the issue of granting Maestro the license for satellite broadcasting “, Davitaya concluded.
Saakashvili «Knocks Out» Political Opponents
The other day the President hailed on the opposition leaders demanding his resignation some accuses of corruption, political venality and attempts to cover up the traces of penal offence committed by them. Mikhail Nikolaevich advances his imputations of various peccancies in a targeted way. In particular, this time Saakashvili directed his «righteous anger» at his closest «brothers in rose revolution».
The “milk war” has passed by Sukhum and Tskhinval
The prime ministers and heads of MFA of Russia and Belarus have recently come to an understanding. Moscow assured its allied partner that it is not pressing towards the recognition of Abkhazia and South Ossetia and does not associate the matter with the ban on the Belarusian products; as to the credit for Minsk, it will be allowed out of the newly-created anti-crisis EurAsEC fund.
Georgia: passions around the Constitution
Yesterday, on June 9, the anniversary of political confrontation in Georgia, there were about twenty thousand oppositionists at the anti-government meeting. While Tbilisi is shaking with the street protest actions, the politicians are racking their brain over the future of the Constitution.
Tbilisi «Bakes» Scoops Like Pies. Now Perevi
The Georgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has presented a formal statement addressed to the international community in which it «nailed» Russia for violation of international regulations. The reason for such accusations is the «latest incidents» in Abkhazia and South Ossetia, where, according to the Georgian authorities, Georgian citizens’ rights were not observed. What was it in actual fact? GeorgiaТimes has made its own investigation.2009-06-11 17:34
A face-to-face conversation between the citizen and the president
The two-month anniversary of the Tbilisian confrontation was eventually marked by the meeting of the two long-standing political foes, President of Georgia Mikhail Saakashvili and the non-party oppositional leader Levan Gachechiladze. The opposition had been longing for the meeting that took place yesterday at 9 p.m.: some people were putting hope on it, others estimated it as a possible pretext for a split or regarded it as another fruitless chat. Who turned out to be right? What is going to happen to Georgia? These questions were put by GeorgiaTimes to the Georgian politicians and experts.
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