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Archive by 2009-09-24
Georgia and South Ossetia investigate incident near Dvani together 2009-09-24 18:31 Another meeting of Georgian and South Ossetian delegations in the framework of incident prevention and response was finished in Ergneti.
Opposition demands to call direct mayor’s election in Georgian cities 2009-09-24 17:29 Georgia Targamadze, the Christian Democrats leader, [minority] mentioned that after passing the constitutional amendments on partial shift of the Parliament to Kutaisi, the city will de-jure and de-facto become the second capital of Georgia.
The Conservative to sue the Parliament 2009-09-24 16:42 The pro-opposition Conservative Party of Georgia prepared a lawsuit against the parliament of the country, and intends to send it to the Constitutional Court.
“Governmental hour” to be held in the Parliament of Georgia 2009-09-24 16:07 Today the “governmental hour” will be held in the Parliament of Georgia. David Tkeshelashvili, the First Vice PM and the Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure, and Bakur Kvezereli, the Minister of agriculture, will participate.
“Mission of Truth” to report on September 30th 2009-09-24 15:19 The international fact-finding commission on investigation of conflict in Georgia, headed by Heidi Tagliavini, will present its conclusions on September 30th , state a source in the pres service of Javier Solana, the EU High Representative for Common Foreign and Security Policy.
Moscow disclaims rumours about submarines in Ochamchira 2009-09-24 14:43 The Ministry of Defense of Russia disclaimed messages spread by Georgian authorities, concerning presence of Russian fleet submarines in Ochamchira [Abkhazia].
Saakashvili promised to restore Georgia’s unity 2009-09-24 13:26 President Mikheil Saakashvili promised to do everything for restoration of the unity and territorial integrity of Georgia.
Georgian delegation wasn’t present at Medvedev’s speech at the UN general Assembly session 2009-09-24 12:40 Georgian delegation left the hall of sittings in the moment of Russian President’s speech at the 64th session of the UN GA, stated Eka Tkeshelashvili, the National Security Council Secretary.
Georgian police car blown up by mine near South Ossetian border 2009-09-24 12:01 This morning a police pick-up was blown up by a mine whil patrolling near settlement Dvani [Kareli region] bordering on South Ossetia.
New deputy Minister of Economy of Georgia 2009-09-24 11:41 The Minister of Economic Development of Georgia has a new deputy. The due order was signed by the Minister himself. His deputy is Georgi Karbelashvili.
9th auction of bonds in the National Bank of Georgia 2009-09-24 11:18 Yesterday the 9th auction of treasury bonds was held in the Ministry of Finance.
9th sitting of the EU-Georgia cooperation committee was held 2009-09-24 10:44 Yesterday in the foreign Ministry of Georgia the 9th sitting of committee on cooperation of the EU and Georgia was held. According to the Ministry, the chairman of the Georgian side was David Jagalania, the deputy Foreign Minister, from the EU side – Gunnar Vigand, Head of Eurocommission's Department on Eastern Europe.
A submarine at the foot of Caucasian hills
Can anyone imagine the Somali pirates applying to The Hague International Court to complain about impairment of their rights when other states having decided to cut short maritime banditry and establish order in the international sea communications send their warships to the piracy region? Such thing can hardly be imagined but the Georgian authorities are an exception to the rule.
Who dreads conclusions of the “mission for truth” in Georgia?
Before Heidi Tagliavini’s commission report on the reasons of the conflict in Caucasus last August is made public Hansjörg Haber, head of the European Union Monitoring Mission (see photo) made a very serious statement remarking that the mission has to reckon with Russia’s recognition of Abkhazia and South Ossetia.
Johan Verbeke wants to change the discussion format
As GeorgiaTimes was told by MFA of Abkhazia, the recently announced meeting of the Abkhazian President Sergey Bagapsh with the UN co-chairman of the discussions in Geneva Johan Verbeke took place on Sunday. This was a private meeting, so the details did not leak to the press. It is most likely that the discussion was again focused upon Georgia and Europe’s demands to Abkhazia and the response claims of Sukhum. Yesterday, the five-party meeting in Gali, which was reported to GeorgiaTimes by Bagapsh’s authorized representative in Galskiy region Ruslan Kishmaria, brought no result either.
Russia’s peaceful attack from the UN GA rostrum
President of Russia Dmitriy Medvedev made a critical statement about Georgia in his speech delivered during the 64th session of the UN General Assembly. The Georgians left the conference room in advance but the speech of the Russian leader reached them in print and was referred to as “propaganda”. As to the words of the U.S. President Barack Obama, Tbilisi grasped them immediately. However, Russia and the USA continue coming closer and Tbilisi has to approve such rapprochement.2009-09-24 22:57
US bases to be deployed in Georgia? How will Russia react?
By 2015 Georgia will have US military facilities. As Resonansi newspaper reports, the project is lobbied by a group of Republican Party Congressmen and ex Vice President Dick Cheney. How feasible is that? How will Russian-Georgian and Russian-US relations develop? GeorgiaTimes correspondent asked experts of both states for comments.2009-09-24 00:07
Berezovsky declares information war on Moscow from Tbilisi
Since the start of the week Tbilisi has been wondering whether disgraced Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky was in Tbilisi or not. And what did he do there? Finally there are first answers. The Patarkatsishvili family confirmed Boris Abramovich’s visit to Badri’s grave. There is a version the oligarch plans to support anti-Russian forces in North Caucasus via Imedi.
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