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Georgian parliament passed amendments to the Law "On Oil and Gas" on first reading 2011-09-27 17:54 Georgian parliamentaries voted for amendments to the Law "On Oil and Gas" on first reading. As reported by "Georgia-News", according to these changes, the share of the Georgian state in "Oil and Gas Corporation of Georgia" was reduced by 24 percent. 92 deputies unanimously voted for the adoption of the amendments.
FBI spokesman visited the Georgian House of Justice 2011-09-27 17:29 With law being Deputy Director of International Operations of FBI Joseph Demarest, who's currently on a visit to Sakartvelo, examined implementation of reforms in Georgia. As reported by "Georgia-News" with reference to the press service of Georgian Ministry of Justice, Demarest visited this ministry and then inspected the House of Justice in Rustavi and familiarized with the concept of its work.
Experts: Wine tourism is not developed sufficiently in Georgia 2011-09-27 17:07 According to a number of Georgian experts working in the tourism sphere, wine tourism in Georgia is still unpopular. In particular, according to "Business-Georgia", this is opinion of representatives of the tourist company "Elite Travel Tour". She works in the domestic market Sakartvelo. However, for popularisation of wine tours operators are not enough, according to the company.
Lakerbaya became the head of the Abkhaz government 2011-09-27 16:21 Leonid Lakerbaya appointed Prime Minister of the Republic of Abkhazia. This was reported by Trend referring to RIA Novosti. Earlier Lakerbaya served as vice prime minister of the RA and supervised social sector, the Abkhaz government explained in an interview. The corresponding decree was signed today by President of Abkhazia Ankvab.
"Georgian Party" is preparing a lawsuit against the Ministry of Economy 2011-09-27 15:56 Representatives of the opposition "Georgian Party" claim that they have prepared the lawsuit against the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia. According to "Georgia-News", the lawsuit related to the transfer of the Tbilisi television tower in possession of a private company.
Georgian MPs fighting 2011-09-27 15:41 During today's meeting of the Georgian Parliament, a fight occured.
Saakashvili left for Poland 2011-09-27 14:59 Georgian leader Mikhail Saakashvili went on a visit to Poland. According to "Georgia-News", there he will attend a summit of "Eastern Partnership".
Expert: Tuvalu doesn't care of Georgia's nonrecognition 2011-09-27 14:33 Well-known Georgian expert Nino Virsaladze believes that Georgia can not give an adequate response to the recognition of Abkhazia and South Ossetia from Tuvalu.
In Tbilisi, traffic was blocked during FBI graduates jogging 2011-09-27 13:48 In the Georgian capital this morning they have temporarily blocked vehicular traffic.
Vashadze met the U.S. Secretary of State 2011-09-27 13:42 On the eve the U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met the head of Georgian Foreign Ministry Grigol Vashadze in Washington.
Georgian Labor Party protested in New York 2011-09-27 13:38 September 22, Georgian Labor Party held protest against Georgian immigrants in front of the UN headquarters in New York.
Mishiko does not deserve a place in paradise
Last weekend Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili had fun pronouncing inviolable truths highlighting exclusive importance of wine-making in Sakartvelo and reminding who brought corn to Europe to the illiterate audience. The brightest statement of the Georgian leader was that the year of election should not be a year of economic downgrade. However, he could not do without his usual eccentricity saying he would love to grant the voting right to 3-4 year-old toddlers and confessed he does not deserve a place in paradise yet.
Gilauri makes a silk purse out of statistics
Last week, the media speculated, who will replace prime minister Nika Gilauri educated Shashkina or economical Kobalia? In any case, these rumors are a good reason for the head of cabinet to be upset. However, over the years Mishiko is in power in Georgia, there were so much reasons for all to be upset that persistent Gilauri's fellow citizens have learnt to find a reason to celebrate. He didn't become an exception - he has decided to enjoy macroeconomic indicators for eight months of the year.
Iskander to tame Georgia
Georgia is seized with a new fit of hysteria over Russia's military presence in Abkhazia and South Ossetia. Official Tbilisi views ratification of agreements with the Transcaucasian republics on united bases as "illegal actions" aimed at "militarization of occupied territories of Georgia". Experts beat the alarm over Russia's reinforced military positions in South Caucasus. Moscow does not react to these malignant comments warning Saakashvili that if Georgia continues weapanization, Iskander-M missile complexes will appear in Abkhazia and South Ossetia. GeorgiaTimes correspondent discusses2011-09-27 14:04
Tbilisi occupies Nagorno-Karabakh issue
Georgia's Ambassador was called on the carpet of the Armenian Foreign Ministry. It turns out that Tbilisi does not recognize municipal elections held in Nagorno-Karabakh Republic and calls it occupied. Against the background of a very cautious actions of Turkey, an Azerbaijan's ally in the Karabakh conflict, the statement of the Georgian Foreign Ministry can be heard almost like a call for an open confrontation. In addition, supplies of Russian gas to Armenia was suddenly stopped. It's not surprisingly that Yerevan is outraged.
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