Monday, 20 February 2017
Archive by 2010-03-11
Polish PM met with the EUMM representatives 2010-03-11 17:30 Donald Tusk, who had arrived in Tbilisi today with a visit, met with the EU Monitoring Mission. The meeting was held in Tbilisi Marriott hotel, behind the closed doors.
Alasania to meet with ethnical minorities 2010-03-11 17:10 The Alliance for Georgia leader and Tbilisi Mayor candidate Irakli Alasania continues his electoral campaign, started several days ago.
Noghaideli asks United Russia to be the mediator in talks with Abkhazia and South Ossetia 2010-03-11 16:43 Zurab Noghaideli, the Movement for Just Georgia leader, finished his 6th visit to Moscow – Georgia Times correspondent.
Opposition: Saakashvili meets with Berezovsky 2010-03-11 16:20 In his view, the Georgian leader “conducts secret negotiations with all the enemies of the Russian Prime Minister, including Berezovsky, who a few days ago had visited Batumi secretly and negotiated with Saakashvili,” he said.
Georgian citizen to become the first woman ambassador in Saudi Arabia 2010-03-11 16:17 According to the media, in Saudi Arabia there have been no women, representing foreign states. This Tuesday Meiering-Mikadze passed copies of credentials to state foreign minister Nizar Madani in Er-Riad, and is waiting for being received by the monarch.
PMs of Georgia and Poland discussed bilateral relations 2010-03-11 14:34 According to the press service of the Georgian PM, at this meeting the sides discussed issues of economic and political interrelations and prospects of deepening them.
Moscow passed all data on August war to the Hague 2010-03-11 14:09 In the course of their visit to Moscow representatives of the International Criminal Court, investigating the events of August 2008, were granted all the necessary information from competent Russian structures.
State Minister for European Integration departed for Brussels 2010-03-11 12:23 The State Minister will introduce the new annual plan of Tbilisi, in detail describing the obligations the country must comply with in the framework of NATO cooperation.
PM of Poland arrived in Tbilisi 2010-03-11 11:41 Today Donald Tusk, the PM of Poland, arrives in Tbilisi in the course of visit to South Caucasus countries. Within the day he’ll meet with his Georgian counterpart Nikoloz Gilauri, deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Nalbandov.
Russia and Georgia agreed on resumption of direct flights 2010-03-11 10:55 Representatives of the United Russia and Movement for Just Georgia agreed on restoration of direct flights between the two countries.
The great gas-project confrontation between Europe and Russia in the Caucasus and the Black Sea region may theoretically turn into harmonious cooperation. Eni, an Italian company which is Gazprom’s partner in the South Stream project suggested combining this project with the anti-Russian Nabucco project that is very popular in Georgia. The competition between the future pipes is based not only upon the economic benefit but on political grounds as well, which fact will obviously prevent combining two projects into one.
Russian bases are Tbilisi’s constant concern
Georgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs criticizes Moscow for violating international law. This time Tbilisi condemns the treaty on a joint Russian military base in the territory of South Ossetia. As we know upon signature of the friendship, cooperation and mutual assistance treaty Russia undertook certain security guarantees toward Ossetians. Georgia still considers Tskhinval its territory refusing to acknowledge that the current situation was caused by the Georgian army’s attack on the sleeping town.
A drugs PR-test
The Georgian government is going to pass a drugs test at the suggestion of the parliamentary opposition. President Mikhail Saakashvili expressed his readiness to be the first to submit to a hair test, just like in the times when he was Minister of Justice. The humiliating and extravagant way to show that the leader of the country is concerned about the social problem was commented upon by the Georgian and Russian experts.2010-03-11 22:36
Georgian wine back to Russia?
Hardly is there anyone who doubts abnormality of Russian-Georgian relations. The events of 2008 when two neighboring states turned into enemies for the first time in their history is simply beyond any reasonable explanation. Current developments in bilateral relations of two states are incomprehensible either – at least as far as return of Georgian produce to the Russian market is concerned.
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