Thursday, 23 March 2017
Archive by 2010-03-10
Georgian Ministry of Finance for return to the Russian market 2010-03-10 18:24 “As for Russia, the main thing is to have a consistent approach, do not let what looks like a positive step at the first glance, to turn out to be a Russian trap,” Baindurashvili said.
Details of Saakashvili’s visit of he USA remain unknown 2010-03-10 17:33 Details of the upcoming visit of President of Georgia to the USA [planned for April] remain unknown, announced the Saakashvili’s press speaker Manana Manjgaladze.
Eni proposes to integrate sections of Southern Stream and Nabucco 2010-03-10 17:26 Paolo Scaroni, CEO of Eni, the Italian energy company, campaigns for integration of crossing sections of South Stream and Nabucco gas pipelines.
Georgian opposition: joining NATO will bring Georgia more dangers 2010-03-10 16:33 Georgia’s membership in NATO brings it additional dangers, members of the Conservative party, closely cooperating with ex-PM Noghaideli, Movement for Just Georgia, believe.
Georgian government promised NATO May elections will be democratic 2010-03-10 16:03 On the threshold of NATO-Georgia commission sitting on March 12th , Georgian Vice Speaker Mikheil Machavariani promised the Alliance the elctions, planned for May 30th, will be democratic.
Today OSCE PA delegation arrives in Armenia 2010-03-10 15:08 Delegation of the Parliamentary Assembly of OSCE, headed by Joao Soares, today arrives in Armenia.
Saakashvili to meet with the U.S. President in April 2010-03-10 14:21 This April Mikheil Saakashvili, the President of Georgia, will visit Washington D.C. with an official visit and will hold a meeting with the U.S. President.
Georgia established diplomatic relations with Paraguay 2010-03-10 12:58 Georgia established diplomatic relations with Paraguay. Yesterday in New York at Georgia's permanent mission with UN, the joint communiqué was signed by permanent representatives of both countries to the UN: Alexander Lomaya from one side, and José Antonio Dos Santos from the side of Paraguay - Information and Press Department of the Foreign Ministry of Georgia.
Azerbaijan and Poland to discuss situation in Caucasus 2010-03-10 12:57 Issues of energy, situation in Caucasus, implementation of Eastern Partnership program will be the main topics to be discussed by Polish PM Donal Tusk and authorities of Azerbaijan.
Saakashvili showed Batumi to OSCE PA chairman 2010-03-10 11:42 Local TV companies reported the Georgian leader showed OSCE Parliamentary Assembly chairman the administrative centre of Ajaria, they walked along the boulevard.
Opposition MP demands adoption of Charter of Freedom 2010-03-10 11:15 At the bureau sitting on Tuesday he stated he had presented the project in February, but the discussion hadn’t already been started.
European Commission to allocate EUR 200 mln for Nabucco 2010-03-10 10:16 The um of 2.3 bln euro is the biggest the EU has ever intended for energy infrasrtrucutre; and it will be spent on 31 gas and 12 electric power energy projects. According to the Commission’s assessment, these projects are aimed to guarantee EU’s energy security in case of cessation of gas or oil supplies from Russia.
Georgian opposition is gathering in Moscow
It seems that the relationship between Moscow and Tbilisi have not yet moved off dead center. The neighboring countries are still lacking the diplomatic relationship. The leaders of the two countries are lavish at using a strong word about each other. Nevertheless, there is a certain tendency, which is rather difficult to define. At least, there has never been such a case in the international practice.
OSCE is willing to come back
Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) is contemplating upon the return of its peacemaking mission to the South Caucasus. This was stated by Head of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Joгo Soares who is currently staying in Georgia. According to him, the issue of resuming the observers’ work is going to be discussed in the course of the PA OSCE session that is going to be held in Oslo. What kind of decision are the European parliamentarians going to make?
Spies banned from Georgian presidency
A legislative novelty will soon be introduced in Georgia. Persons with double citizenship might soon be banned from public positions. Earlier the president did his best to make acquisition of Georgian “allegiance” as democratic as possible however spy scare outdid his liberalism imposing limitations on “semi-foreigners”.
A criminal attempt of the year or just the latest rumours?
One of these days, rumours appeared in the world informational space that a criminal attempt is going to be made against the President of Georgia Mikhail Saakashvili. According to the unnamed sources, the Russian special services, which are allegedly dissatisfied with the current regime, are said to be the main hunters for the head of the Georgian president. The source of the rumours is so far unknown. However, everybody seems to be used to such kind of “sensations” cooked by Tbilisi.
Brothers-in-arms no more?
It looks like the epoch of solid friendship between Tbilisi and Kiev is drawing to an end. Ukraine’s new president Viktor Yanukovich is expected to change the anti-Russian policies the republic has been pursuing with Yushenko. Ukraine-Georgia cool-down will most severely reflect on defense cooperation between the countries. Media have got hold of the information that the post of Ukrspetsexport CEO in charge of arms supply to Tbilisi can be offered to Valery Konovalyuk, a member of the Party of Regions, one of the toughest critics of military aid to Saakashvili regime.2010-03-10 22:59
Lobio won’t buy lobby
Georgia has hired new lobbying firms in the USA. Without them Mikheil Saakashvili’s meetings with influential politicians like Barack Obama are no more possible. It seems the Georgian leader has communication problems not only with Russian leaders to whom he either sends relatives or his Armenian counterpart.
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