Thursday, 23 February 2017
Archive by 2010-02-09
Alasania found a way to normalize relations with Russia 2010-02-09 18:40 He added that the main task mast be withdrawing Russian troops from Abkhazia and South Ossetia. Alasania also said Georgia must open borders with Abkhazia and South Ossetia, favour normalization of human relations. “It will be a very difficult process, but restoring trust of Tbilisi and Moscow step by step is necessary,” the opposition leader said.
Russia’ s Security Council: NATO expansion is a threat to Russia 2010-02-09 17:46 NATO is still a threat to Russia, especially the former’s constant expansion with the help of new participant countries, said Nikolai Patrushev, the Secretary of Security Council of Russia – RIA Novosti.
Ex-PM of Georgia accused of treason 2010-02-09 17:03 Today Zurab Noghaideli, ex-PM of Georgia, and leader of pro-opposition For United Georgia party, signed an agreement on cooperation with United Russia party, and this action was condemned by most Georgian MPs.
United Russia signed agreement with Noghaideli 2010-02-09 16:52 United Russia, the ruling party of Russia, today sign agreement with the Movement for United Georgia, headed by ex-PM Zurab Noghaideli. This agreement implies exchange of experience in party formation.
Russia won’t participate in operation in Afghanistan 2010-02-09 16:36 Russia won’t participate in military operations of coalition force in Afghanistan, stated Nikolai Patrushev, the Security Council of Russia Secretary.
Patriarch of Georgia finished course of treatment in Germany 2010-02-09 13:29 Ilia II, the Catholicos Patriarch of All Georgia finished course of treatment in Germany and on February 12th returns home.
Georgian Speaker headed for Turkey 2010-02-09 11:49 This morning delegation of the Georgian Parliament, headed by the Speaker, headed for Turkey with an official visit. It will last from February 9th to 12th - Georgia Times correspondent in Tbilisi.
Meeting in the framework of incident prevention being held in Gali 2010-02-09 11:27 Georgian delegation is headed by Shota Utiashvili, the head of analytical department of the Interior Ministry.
Saakashvili: Georgia overtook and surpassed Ukraine 2010-02-09 11:26 Mikheil Saakashvili, the President of Georgia, believes that in many aspects Georgia overtook and surpassed Ukraine. The statement was made last evening at the meeting with parliamentary majourity - Georgia Times reporter in Tbilisi.
Take me with you, NATO!
Georgian MFA declared readiness for action in the context of the country’s entering into the North-Atlantic alliance. According to Head of the administration Grigol Vashadze, the only obstruction is the fear of Moscow’s reaction, although, in December, Secretary General of NATO Anders Fogh Rasmussen asserted that neither Georgia, nor Ukraine was ready for membership. Besides, so long as the Russian military doctrine pronounced the expansion of the military block to be the main threat to the country the Alliance should not tease “the bear” with making promises to Tbilisi.
Abkhazia ready for dialogue. How will West react?
As Abkhaz FM Sergey Shamba reports, Abkhazia is ready to consider OSCE commissariat’s ideas on Gal district. Moreover, Sukhum does not object to cooperation with this organization given Knut Vollebaek’s global experience even despite his biased reports on the situation on Georgian-Abkhaz border. Firstly this is non-aggression agreement with Georgia negotiation and better output of Geneva discussions .Will the call of the young state be heard in Brussels?
Scolded for traditional orientation
Once again, pro-Russian politicians in Georgia are proclaimed traitors. The first one to be scolded was Zurab Nogaideli arriving in Moscow today on a three-day visit. The “northward orientation” is considered a crime by the nationalistic democrats. Still US envoys like James Steinberg are greeted with obsequious servility. Shuttle diplomacy is gathering pace.
Russian-Georgian party cooperation
Today, in Moscow, United Russia signed an agreement with the oppositional Movement for Fair Georgia headed by former Prime Minister Zurab Nogaideli. The document implies exchanging the experience in political building. The agreement is expected to be followed by certain protocols, where real steps will be discussed within the current year. GeorgiaTimes correspondent discussed what kind of effect the document will produce in Tbilisi and Moscow, as well as the prospects of further cooperation, with the representatives of United Russia and Movement for Fair Georgia.2010-02-09 23:37
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