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Archive by 2009-11-05
Ambassadors of all the EU countries to visit Georgia 2009-11-05 18:23 On November 12th – 14th ambassadors of all the 27 EU member countries arrive in Georgia. In the course of the visit they meet with Mikheil Saakashvili, the President of Georgia, members of the government and Parliament of Georgia.
Mass media: Burjanadze to visit Moscow in the nearest time 2009-11-05 18:13 According to the paper, she’s invited by Gocha Dzasokhov, a businessman of Ossetian origin, who had to leave Georgia due to discord with Mikheil Saakashvili.
Armenia disclaimed messages about clashes at border with Georgia 2009-11-05 17:40 The National Security Service of Armenia refuted messages about clashes of border guards at Armenian-Georgian border involving Georgian troops.
Ex-officer of Georgian army granted refugee status in Russia 2009-11-05 17:07 Previously Georgia Times reported that 35-year old officer crossed the Georgian-Russian border on May 23rd and turned to Russian military asking for shelter.
Muslims of Ajaria request help from Turkey 2009-11-05 16:25 "Unfortunately, some of our mosques are ruining. There are no imams, because we cannot pay them salary. Our religious figures don’t get a coin from anyone, including me", Teskhaladze said.
Laborite leader departed for the USA 2009-11-05 15:37 ”I’ll deliver real information about the disastrous domestic and foreign policy of President Mikheil Saakashvili”, he said before departure.
Zurab Zhvania’s brother accuses the authorities of falsifying the facts of the murder 2009-11-05 15:04 The late PM’s brother stated the President Saakashvili “covers up murderers”. In his view, without Saakashvili falsifying would be impossible.
NATO, Israel and Ukraine still arming Georgia 2009-11-05 13:24 He explained that NAYO member countries, and in the first line East European states, supply guns and small munitions. “The USA train the personnel of Georgian army in NATO tactics, Israel supplies Georgia with unmanned aircrafts, Ukraine with heavy machinery, in particular, tanks and missile defense means,” GRU head said.
Committee for healthcare to discuss ways to prevent swine flu epidemic 2009-11-05 12:25 According to the Minister, the country’s stock of tamiflu [medicine, used in severe cases] is enough, besides, Georgia rendered aid to Ukraine and sent medicines and other means to fight the swine flu.
Georgian teenagers with explosive matters detained in Tskhinval 2009-11-05 11:43 Yesterday South Ossetian law enforcement bodies detained Georgian citizens with grenades and explosive matters.
Shevarnadze departed for Germany 2009-11-05 11:10 In the course of the anniversary he met with Angela Merkel, the Chancellor of Germany, Horst Köhler, the President of Germany, Mikhail Gorbachyov, the ex-president of the USSR, George Bush-senior, the ex-President of the USA, and Helmut Kohl, the ex-Chancellor of Germany.
Officials of the Ministry of Natural Resources of Georgia detained 2009-11-05 10:12 The Constitutional Security Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs detected the fact of illegal scheme of timber production and arrested Nikoloz Chimakadze, the Head of the Inspection of Environmental Protection and Kukuri Rukhaia, the Deputy Head of Urgent Response Service, the message of the Ministry of Natural Resources say.
No farewell to arms
Lieutenant-General Alexander Shlyakhturov, Chief of the Military Intelligence Directorate (GRU) of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation told ITAR-TASS that in view of unpredictable policies of the Georgian leadership repetition of August 2008 events when Georgia launched hostilities against South Ossetia and Abkhazia is likely.
Tactical maneuvers on Upper Lars
Russia and Georgia openly admit that restoration of traffic via Upper Lars checkpoint is of mutual interest. However even here some tactical maneuvers were started. Georgian Foreign Minister contradicted the information on Georgian-Russian talks held in Yerevan on resumption of traffic on this stretch confirming though that Georgia was discussing that with Armenia. What can the opening of the road directly connecting Georgia and Russia bring about and is there any hope for it?2009-11-05 14:16
Tales about “associated membership”
A year and a half ago, the post-Soviet territory countries started talking about the prospect of EU membership. The notion of "associated membership" sprung almost immediately; it was supposed to confirm the right of a state for a bright future as part of European Union. Six countries started seeking this status with joining the Eastern Partnership project. In the context of the project, Tbilisi is preparing a "personal" project of "associated agreement" with Brussels.
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