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Archive by 2009-10-12
Saakashvili called the opposition on dialog 2009-10-12 18:50 He added it’d be better to avoid harsh statements, and the radical mottoes which have already “grown into firing” did no good.
Laborites started the week of “disclosing Saakashvili” 2009-10-12 18:31 The Laborites has already started their “disclosures”. “Despite the anti-Russian rhetoric, he has close ties with big Russian companies, bringing enormous income to his family”, Gugava believes.
Alliance for Georgia decided not to participate in the Security Council sitting 2009-10-12 18:05 The Alliance leader Irakli Alasania said the participation would be unreasonable, as the questions set at the previous sitting on August 7th, remained undecided. Among them he mentioned cases of citizens arrested over political motives, deterioration of mass media freedom situation, problems in the work of the commission on development of new electoral legislation.
Georgian opposition protected Steinmeier 2009-10-12 17:17 The New Rights opposition party issued a special statement over the episode of Georgian TV companies connected with representatives of the EU fact-finding commission and ex-Foreign Minister of Germany Frank Walter Steinmeier.
Georgia positively assesses the warming of relations between Turkey and Armenia 2009-10-12 16:54 “Such steps are significant for improvement of stability of the whole region. We assess the initiative unambiguously positively and wish for its successful development”, said David Jagalania, the deputy Foreign Minister of Georgia, commenting the protocols inked between Armenia and Turkey.
Georgia: arms supplies from Ukraine are legal 2009-10-12 15:45 “The Ukrainian party at all the levels highlighted that the process has already been open and has been conducted with observation of all the rules and international standards. Subsequently there’s nothing illegal,” said David Jagalania, the deputy Foreign Minister of Georgia.
OSCE hails Armenian-Turkish warming 2009-10-12 14:58 "I welcome the historic agreement to normalize relations between Turkey and Armenia, and commend the effort and political will both leaders have invested to overcome differences and work towards a more secure and stable region, which is in all our interests," said Papandreou, chairman-in-office of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE).
Only 13 per cent of Georgian citizens agree to participate in rallies 2009-10-12 14:16 Opposition promises to resume the protest actions in autumn. According to one of their leaders, Levan Gachechiladze, opposition won’t put up with their like-minded kept in prisons and will struggle for Georgia without political prisoners. "We will continue the struggle, and all the efforts will be mobilized,” Gachechiladze said.
Bokeria and Iakobashvili to present speeches at the Security Council of Georgia 2009-10-12 12:53 Today the expanded meeting of the Security Council of Georgia will take place at 5 pm. Georgi Bokeria, the first deputy Foreign Minister of Georgia and Temur Iakobashvili, the State Minister for Reintegration Issues, will voice speeches.
Houses partially destroyed in Tbilisi in result of earthquake 2009-10-12 12:44 Yesterday at appr. 10 20 p.m. the earthquake with epicenter in Tbilisi occurred, shocks in Didube-Chugureti and Gldani-Nadzaladevi districts exceed 3 points, in others they were weaker.
Shevarnadze: Saakashvili’s guilt established 2009-10-12 12:04 “Russia involved in the war only after Georgia’s bombing Tskhinval, - Shevarnadze said. – it was the crime, proved by the authoritative commission“.
Baramidze: Georgia can join NATO without MAP 2009-10-12 11:16 “Consultations over this issue are going on now, and if this decision is made, question of Georgia’s membership without MAP will begin. It became possible due to successful our implementation of the annual plan,” Baramidze said.
What Russian and Georgian people want now clear in Krasnodar
Last weekend Krasnodar welcomed the first international forum “Russia-Georgia: what do people want?”. NGO representatives, politicians and experts were trying to answer this question. And the answer was extremely plain: people want peace and well-being. GeorgiaTimes correspondent reports on the forum.
New terror against Georgia
Once again, Georgia became the target of severe aggression. The citizens of the Gorijskiy region adjoining South Ossetia are calling for help. The international community is powerless to help so far, for it has got no tools to fight the invader. The near-border territory is attacked by worms of unknown origin. The Georgian media are talking about a bacterial attack.
Georgian view of Armenian-Turkish rapprochement
Georgia is considering possible consequences of restoration of Turkish-Armenian diplomatic ties. Bilateral protocols signed in Zurich gave Georgian experts new hopes of EU accession. The documents also anticipate the opening of Turkish-Armenian border which inevitably means economic losses for Georgia and degradation of its role in South Caucasus.
What wrong has Germany done to Tbilisi?
Georgia may get into the center of another international scandal. This time, it was the decent Germany that found itself in embarrassment. The Georgian media are accusing the German Minister of Foreign Affairs Frank-Walter Steinmeier of cooperation with Gazprom.
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