Friday, 21 October 2016
Archive by 2009-10-21
Agreement on non-use of force discussed in Sokhumi 2009-10-21 17:43 This agreement will be also discussed at the meeting in Geneva on November 11th .
Hungary supports territorial integrity of Georgia 2009-10-21 17:12 Hungary supports the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Georgia, the Foreign Ministry of Georgia stated after the meeting of Grigol Vashadze with the representatives of Hungarian government in the course of his visit on October 20th – 21st.
South Ossetia ratifies agreement on border protection with Russia 2009-10-21 16:54 According to South Ossetian Speaker Yuri Dzints’tsoyty, there were some delicate moments to be discussed, in particular the absence of similar agreement on guarding border, but he expressed hope some day that agreement will appear.
Conservatives demand to prohibit Liberty Institute activities 2009-10-21 16:07 At today’s briefing Zviad Dzidziguri voiced that demand, caused by campaign to compromise the Catholicos Patriarch Ilia II.
Emir Kusturica won’t shoot a Russian film about war in Caucasus 2009-10-21 15:30 Emir Kusturica, the renowned Serbian director, refused to shoot the movie representing the Russian version of August events. According to the film director, he had other obligations for the next 4 years - The Guardian.
NATO PA to discuss Georgia issue at autumn session 2009-10-21 14:42 The Speaker arrived in the USA with a visit on October 15th , and has been holding meetings with representatives of the Congress and the U.S. Senate. At these meetings the wide issue of Georgian-American relations, including protection of Georgia from foreign threats.
Khajimba found support in Abkhazia 2009-10-21 14:14 The decision to support Khajimba was made at the joint sitting. Raul khajimba thanked everyone who supported him.
Vershbow: the reset of relations with Russia will not be conducted at the cost of Georgia 2009-10-21 12:49 The reset with Russia won’t happen at the cost of U.S friends’ interests, he said and added that America was given the opportunity to have productive dialog with Russia on issues like Georgia. Vershbow said the U.S. side clearly explained Russia it would support its [U.S.] friends to the end and didn’t intend to bargain Georgia’s interest to improve relations with Russia.
Andy Garcia said goodbye to Georgia 2009-10-21 12:20 Yesterday the scene in front of the parliament was shot. Garcia [as Saakashvili], following the scenario, addressed the people of Georgia. Four takes were made.
David Bakradze continues meetings in Washington 2009-10-21 11:59 David Bakradze, the speaker of the Georgian parliament, yesterday held meetings with representatives of several international organisations.
Georgian Parliament to discuss Olympics in Sochi 2009-10-21 11:00 The parliamentary committees for foreign relations, for territorial integrity restoration, and for relations with compatriots residing abroad today will conduct a joint sitting.
Fuel oil washes away all traces
Another act of terrorism took place on the Georgian railway. Unknown persons blew up the railway at the Senaki – Poti pass in Western Georgia.
Vershbow appeased Moscow and Tbilisi
The visit of US Assistant Secretary of Defense Alexander Vershbow is drawing to an end. He could easily borrow “Mr. No” nickname given to ex Soviet FM Andrey Gromyko: no, the USA will not deploy anti-missile elements in Georgia; no, the USA will not build military bases; no, there have been no talks on Guantanamo prisoners. But Tbilisi doesn’t feel sad… The guest from Washington promised to help in development of army, democracy and economy.
Georgia: newest history lessons
The parliament favors deputy Jondi Bagaturia’s initiative to set up a commission to investigate the death of Georgia’s first president Zviad Gamsakhurdia. Many believe the suicide version is improbable. But is it possible to shed light on this misty story 16 years later? And does Georgia need this now? This is what GeorgiaTimes correspondent was finding out in Tbilisi.2009-10-21 23:02
Man does not live by treaty alone
Georgian patriarch Ilia II revived the 1790 Treaty on Unity of the Iberians. The natives of Georgia (Iveria, or Iberia in the old times) all around the world will get an opportunity to swear their loyalty to Motherland in a written form in the name of God. The last time such vow was demanded of the Georgians was the time of Irakliy II when Russia withdrew its troops from Georgia in protest against Georgia’s peaceful treaty with Turkey.2009-10-21 09:41
Georgian privatization: fall to!
The Georgian government puts up a new list of state facilities for sale. Although the dismissed administration of Ministry of Economic Development assured that the privatization target was exceeded this year, the president managed to accelerate the pace of selling. This was hardly done in due time, for the real estate prices in Georgia remain at a low level.
Andy Garcia as Georgian president Saakashvili
A Hollywood director is shooting a movie about last year's war in South Ossetia.
The film features Andy Garcia as the Georgian president.
But there are concerns that the picture will be based exclusively on Tbilisi's view of the events.
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