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SPIEGEL: Tagliavini’s commission came to conclusion the war was started by Georgia 2009-09-21 18:53 Heidi Tagliavini intends to adjourn the publication of the report to the next week to let Ban Ki-moon, the UN Secretary General, to read it.
Bakradze: Saakashvili’s speech at the UN General Assembly will bring results 2009-09-21 18:32 “The fact we managed to draw the question from the Security Council to the General Assembly, points at the success of the Georgian diplomacy “, Bakradze noted.
Yushchenko wants to tell Obama about threats in the Eastern Europe 2009-09-21 18:03 At the same time, Yushchenko believes that integration of Ukraine in NATO can help to keep the country in its present-day borders. “Europe must learn unity, he highlighted. Joining the Alliance will benefit both sides, and NATO will get even more”.
Georgian opposition members to stage a mass protest action 2009-09-21 17:28 “In the morning of September 28th we’ll turn to the parliament with a demand to establish a commission on investigation of these murders, said initiative group member Dzhaba Jishkariani, letters with the demand of preliminary investigation will be sent to the Prosecutors’ Office and President’s Administration. If out demand is ignored, we reserve the right to turn to actions”.
Russian General Staff against deployment of missile defense in Caucasus 2009-09-21 17:04 Previously Georgia times reported that in the course of new U.S. missile defense architecture pentagon plans to deploy radars of early warning of launches in Caucasus instead of the Czech Republic.
Ramishvili told about conditions in Georgian prisons 2009-09-21 16:03 Shalva Ramishvili, the former prisoner, a journalist, today told about hard situation in one of the penitentiary objects – Rustavi prison#2.
Belgium and the Netherlands don’t recognize Abkhazia and South Ossetia 2009-09-21 15:10 Russia recognized Abkhazia and South Ossetia on August 26th 2008, after the 5-day war in August 2008. In September 2008 Nicaragua, and in September 2009 Venezuela followed the suit.
Significant changes to take place in Saakashvili’s surroundings 2009-09-21 13:46 Berdzenishvili added that political resource of Mikheil Saakashvili is “exhausted”: “Saakashvili swore to restore the territorial integrity of Georgia, but didn’t do it”.
Saakashvili to hold a meeting with Obama 2009-09-21 13:27 The First Lady of Georgia has been staying in the USA for a week so far. She participated in the charitable eve of the medical circles and was awarded with Crystal Phoenix for significant contribution in Georgian-American relations.
Briefing on situation in prison system to be held in Georgia 2009-09-21 12:40 “The situation in Georgian prisons is alarming, human rights are often violated, and Shalva Ramishvili knows it well. He will present the community the detailed information on situation in Georgian prisons,” Tsagareishvili said.
Georgia conducts negotiations on double taxation prohibition with nine countries 2009-09-21 12:33 The government of Georgia conducts a number of events to improve the investment environment, including g the aspect of double taxation prohibition, the report of the government for the first half of 2009, presented for Parliament’s consideration, says.
Laborites: Berezovsky visited Georgia and met with Saakashvili 2009-09-21 11:19 Representatives of the pro-opposition Labour Party of Georgia stated that Boris Berezovsky, residing in London, on September 11th visited Georgia.
President and the Foreign Minister of Georgia will hold meetings in the USA 2009-09-21 10:43 Mikheil Saakashvili, the President of Georgia, and Grigol Vashadze, the Foreign Minister, are staying in the USA with a visit. They will participate in the 64th session of the UN General Assembly, the President of Georgia will deliver a speech.
Ukrainian surprises for friendly Georgia
Color revolutions have practically turned Georgia and Ukraine into closely related countries. Besides, the orange Ukraine and the rose-colored Georgia together with the Balts have been keeping company against Russia. Kiev had to face another wave of tension with Moscow because of the August events. Despite the current pro-Western policy in Ukraine, relations between Kiev and Tbilisi may as well enter a new phase. Delegate of the Regions Party fraction, former Minister of Victor Yanukovitch’s government Anatoliy Tolstoukhov stated that Ukraine might recognize the independence of South Ossetia and Abkhazia after the presidential elections. The representative of Timoshenko’s block promises to provide support to South Ossetia. Today, there came the continuation of a scandal related to the participation of the Ukrainian specialists in the August war.
Who will be held liable for Chiatura residents?
The Union of Doctors plans to urge the Georgian government to protect health of Chiatura residents. The research has revealed health deterioration as a result of manganese poisoning. The company in charge of mining has gone bankrupt with the Ministry of Economy failing to find its owner. But the state is not in a hurry to assume the responsibility for environment condition near Chiatura.2009-09-21 16:26
US BMD “closer to Caucasus”. What is in store for Georgia?
US President Barack Obama abandoned the idea of BMD deployment in the Czech Republic and Poland. Russian president Dmitry Medvedev stated in his reply to Washington that he “had appreciated the responsible approach of the States” in solving the issue controversial for many countries remarking that now Russia was ready for further talks on a joint mechanism of missile non-proliferation in the world with the USA. Does that mean the long-discussed “reset” is working? How about Georgia then, a point of dispute between Moscow and Washington? How will the new US BMD system “somewhere closer to2009-09-21 09:02
NATO advances cooperation with Russia. Georgia queues on
In many respects last week was epoch-making in terms of geopolitics. Tbilisi was impassioned about a possibility of anti Iran missile shield deployment closer to Georgia or (if it all goes well) – inside Georgia. The United States’ rejection to deploy BMD elements in Europe was followed by NATO Secretary General’s statement on cooperation between Russia, the USA and NATO on missile defense. Prospects of Georgia’s accession into the alliance are still more obscure.
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