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Archive by 2009-12-01
Vashadze requested Lithuania to call use other name to denote his country 2009-12-01 18:27 He explained that Georgija is a historic name, whereas Gruzija, used now, is of Slavonic origin. The press secretary of the Foreign Ministry of Lithuania mentioned that request wasn’t unexpected for Vilnius.
Erdogan: Europe must respect Muslims 2009-12-01 17:31 According to Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the PM of Turkey, Europe must be tolerant in regard to Muslims. In this way he commented the referendum on prohibition of building minarets in Switzerland.
Bus driver detained in Gali region of Abkhazia 2009-12-01 17:05 Goch Shamugia, the driver of mini bus, was detained in Gali region of Abkhazia, bordering on Georgia.
Abkhazian delegation started visit to Latin America 2009-12-01 16:18 The Abkhazian visitors will meet their counterparts in Venezuela and Equador, as well as with ALBA representatives.
30 new swine flu cases in recent days in Georgia 2009-12-01 15:57 In Georgia 30 new cases of swine flu have been confirmed in laboratories.
Bakradze: new draft of the Electoral Code is more democratic 2009-12-01 15:17 "This is the first time in my recollection when the government and the opposition – representatives of eight political parties – managed to achieve consent on such significant and sensitive issues, as are electoral legislation and electoral topics. We are grateful to all parties, which during 10 months have been working fruitfully against the quite strained background,” said David Bakradze, the
Georgian Foreign Ministry passed the protest note to Russia 2009-12-01 14:07 Today the deputy ambassador to Switzerland, Ms. Schlüchter was invited to the Foreign Ministry of Georgia.
Georgian citizen, detained in South Ossetia, set free 2009-12-01 13:06 Ramaz Makasarashvili, detained yesterday in the territory of South Ossetia, was handed over to the Georgian side by border guards of the State Security Committee of South Ossetia - Res.
Russian experts weren’t allowed to Georgia 2009-12-01 12:49 The visit of group of Russian experts and researchers won’t take place. The delegation arrived from Yerevan today, but was stopped in Tbilisi airport, two members were prohibited to visit the country.
Vashadze to participate in OSCE ministerial 2009-12-01 11:44 Grigol Vashadze, the Foreign Minister of Georgia, will participate in the 17th sitting of foreign ministers to be held in Athens on December 1st – 2nd . According t the data of the Foreign Ministry, Vashadze must present the report on the situation in the country.
Invest in Georgia business forum to be held in New York 2009-12-01 11:14 Georgia will be represented by the governmental delegation headed by PM Nika Gilauri, trend reports, citing to the State Chancellery.
Hammarberg promises to take all possible measures to release teenagers 2009-12-01 10:20 Last night, returning from Tskhinval, Thomas Hammarberg, the CE Commissioner for Human Rights, promised to take all the possible measures to release Georgian teenagers, detained by the authorities of South Ossetia.
Will the elections protected by UN have the expected outcome?
The idea promoted by leader of the Georgian Laborite Party Shalva Natelashvili as to holding the upcoming local and further elections under the aegis and severe control of United Nations while the country is ruled by Saakashvili was eagerly supported by all the oppositional forces that took part in the consultations held in the Laborites’ office on Monday. The outcome of the meeting was commented upon by GeorgiaTimes correspondent in Tbilisi.
Mrs. Kalandadze’s ostrich position
Georgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs is booming over the European Security Treaty draft posted on RF President’s official site. After a while Russia’s NATO Envoy Dmitry Rogozin handed the draft prepared by the Russian side to NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen.
Election “compromise” legalizes discrimination
Georgia’s radical opposition doesn’t share the triumph of authorities that presented draft amendments to the Election Code yesterday. What the ruling majority calls “a compromise” will in reality stir heavier discrimination of United National movements political opponents at the local elections as stated by Kakha Kukava, a leader of the Conservative party in his interview with GeorgiaTimes.2009-12-01 21:29
Hammarberg refused to become a puppet
Georgia has been waiting for Commissioner for Human Rights at the Council of Europe Thomas Hammarberg (see photo) as if he was the Almighty who would save the boys detained in Tskhinval. He was cursed at first; then there was a hysterics about his not being let to South Ossetia. Finally, all the hopes were set upon him. It seemed like Thomas Hammarberg was going to be torn apart should he come back without any positive news. However, he survived the Georgian attack and felt sympathy for the Ossetian families.
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