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Parliament endorsed the new ambassador to Armenia 2009-06-26 18:52 Grigol Tabatadze became the new ambassador of Georgia to Armenia.
Georgian non-parliamentary opposition published another declaration 2009-06-26 18:40 Democratic Movement-United Georgia spread another joint declaration of the opposition, called the declaration of the obligations to the people.
Gachechiladze claimed he is ready to go to Moscow 2009-06-26 17:44 In his interview to Maestro TV channel he said that for the interests of Georgia "if needed, ready to visit Moscow, Abkhazia, South Ossetia".
Ex-PM of Georgia was endorsed the Permanent Representative to NATO 2009-06-26 16:54 The Parliament of Georgia endorsed the appointment of ex-PM Grigol Mgaloblishvili to the position of the Permanent Representative of Georgia to NATO: 100 MPs for [with 57 enough to endorse], 1 contra.
French frigate in Batumi port 2009-06-26 15:52 Montcalm, the French frigate, tied up in Georgian port of Batumi.
Parliament is preparing a draft on stricter financing of parties 2009-06-26 15:07 Legal Committee of the Georgian Parliament starts work on draft amendments to the country's legislation, aimed to have a stricter control over financing political parties.
Georgia to participate in OSCE conference on European security 2009-06-26 14:27 Georgian delegation, headed by deputy Foreign minister Georgi Bokeria will participate in the conference on the issues of European security, to be held on June 27th-28th in Corfu island.
Georgia missed the chance to avoid war with Russia in August 2008 2009-06-26 12:56 The authorities of Georgia had the resource to avoid military confrontation with Russia in August 2008, but didn't use it, said today Viktor Dolidze [Alliance for Georgia member, ex-Permanent Representative of Georgia to OSCE].
Georgian Parliament finishes spring session 2009-06-26 12:40 Today the spring session of the Georgian parliament will be finished. At the last sitting MPs will pass the main financial document of the country - the budget. According to the draft, budget 2009 increases by GEL 300 mln. Most part will be spent on financing social projects and grape gathering.
Don’t Torture! action to be held in Tbilisi 2009-06-26 11:42 On June 26th, in the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, a Don't Torture action will be held in Tbilisi.
Presidents of Georgia and Armenia drew conclusions of their meeting in Yerevan 2009-06-26 10:44 On Thursday Presidents of Armenia and Georgia: Serzh Sargsyan and Mikheil Saakashvili respectively drew conclusions of the Georgian leader's 2-day official visit to Yerevan.
PACE: Tbilisi to do Moscow an unexpected favor
Georgians are again trying to debar the Russian delegation from voting at PACE. Last autumn they didn't manage that. This year the Europeans can vote for sanctions against Russians. The question is who loses more. Russia is seriously thinking whether this PACE is necessary to it at all. The majority of Russian society believes they don't need it that much. So Tbilisi might do Moscow an unexpected favor.
Ochamchira is going to secure Sochi and the near-by region
The Russian party started building a naval base for the Black Sea fleet ships in Ochamchira. The necessary works are supposed to last for two or three years. This was reported on June, 25 by Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Naval Forces Vladimir Vysotski.
Darchiashvili cuts short rumors about the Mamisonski mountain pass
The Georgian society was disturbed by the news about the border guards having retreated several kilometers from Russia and South Ossetia near the Mamisonski mountain pass. They have blown up the bridge behind them. The opposition immediately got armed with this fact. The situation was cleared up by the Georgian parliamentarian David Darchiashvili: these maneuvers were necessary to provide national defense.2009-06-26 17:16
Love and hate in parentage?
All day Tbilisi was expecting an answer to the question what amount the government would set aside for the parties. This is an issue the government is considering on the president's initiative so that all parties had an opportunity to show their political power. Leaders of the opposition are skeptical about this proposal assuming the pressure on political opponents from the authorities will only grow more intense.
Money, power and women
The story about money, that is, about the sponsorship of the Georgian opposition has turned into a series. After yesterday's "debriefing", when all the TV channels broadcasted the meeting of Levan Gachechiladze and David Gamkrelidze with the former Minister of Foreign Affairs Kakha Targamadze, a "political deal" is apparently going to take place in Georgia. On returning from Yerevan, Mikhail Saakashvili decided to meet with other delegates to offer the opposition sponsorship from the budget instead of from the enemy's pocket. Kakha Targamadze is listed among the latter. The official Tbilisi associates him either with Russia, or directly with the Kremlin.
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