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Georgia is a True Leader in the Eastern Partnership – Donald Tusk

“Georgia has defined its own path as a closely associated partner of the EU and our bilateral relations are strong,”- European Council President Donald Tusk stated at yesterday’s press conference held alongside the President of Georgia. Donald Tusk expressed his condolences to the families of victims of the June 13 …

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Statement by President of Turkmenistan

President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov made a statement during the press conference: “On our meeting Turkmenistan and Georgia once again expressed their attitude to the bilateral cooperation, which is very interesting for both countries. We have noted that there is a necessary potential to strengthen the dialogue with Georgia. As for political …

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180 Inmates Walk Free After Presidential Pardon

The President of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili has pardoned 226 people serving sentences in Georgia’s prisons. At a special press conference today, head of the Presidential Pardon Commission Zviad Koridze said 180 of the 226 pardoned inmates will walk free this afternoon. Among the pardoned prisoners were 14 women and one minor. …

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High Ranking Chinese Official Visits Georgia

High Ranking Chinese Official Visits Georgia

Georgia and China are intensifying their trade and economic relations. With this goal in mind, a Chinese delegation has come to Georgia. Leading the group is Chen Changzhi, vice chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, China’s top legislative body. Today Changzhi was hosted by Georgia’s President Giorgi …

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Georgia Celebrates the Birthday of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II

Georgia Celebrates the Birthday of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II

Georgia is celebrating the birthday of the Queen of the United Kingdom and Commonwealth nations, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. A festive event was hosted by the British Embassy in Georgia yesterday that commemorated the 62ndbirthday of Queen Elizabeth II. The celebration was attended by Georgian officials and friends of the …

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Estonia’s President: Georgia Should Fight for Its European Future

Estonia’s President: Georgia Should Fight for Its European Future

Estonia’s President Toomas Hendrik Ilves has begun a two day official visit in Georgia. Georgia’s President Giorgi Margvelashvili hosted his Estonian counterpart yesterday in the Presidential Palace. The sides discussed the situation in Georgia and in the region, as well as the challenges facing the region and in Europe. Future prospects …

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Austria’s President visits Georgia

Austria’s President visits Georgia

President of Austria Heinz Fischer is coming to Tbilisi today. An official welcoming ceremony for the Austrian President and First Lady will take place at Giorgi Margvelashvili’s presidential residence in Avlabari, Tbilisi. Following this the two presidents will hold face-to-face and broader meetings, and then they will speak to media at …

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Georgia Continues to Participate in Central African Mission

Georgia Continues to Participate in Central African Mission

Georgia’s President Giorgi Margvelashvili has issued new decree on participation of Georgian soldiers in the European Union (EU) peacekeeping mission in Central Africa and Mali. The decree envisages sending of five military personnel to Central Africa for participation in the rapid response team, while one soldier will be sent to …

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Georgian President will meet NATO, EU Leaders

Georgian President will meet NATO, EU Leaders

The President of Georgia is meeting the top official from the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) and other influential European Union (EU) delegates during his two-day official visit to Belgium. Today President Giorgi Margvelashvili will meet NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg before meeting President of the European Council Donald Tusk …

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Georgia’s President Prepares for Europe Visit

Georgia’s President Prepares for Europe Visit

The President of Georgia is preparing for a two-day working visit to Belgium where he will meet Euro-Atlantic top officials and discuss Georgia’s European future. In the capital Brussels, President Giorgi Margvelashvili will meet president of the European Union (EU) Donald Tusk and EU Commissioner for Enlargement and Neighbourhood Policy …

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Parliament Will Give Confidence Vote to Cabinet on Friday

Parliament Will Give Confidence Vote to Cabinet on Friday

Georgia’s Parliament will vote whether or not approve the renewed Cabinet on Friday, May 8. The date was set after President Giorgi Margvelashvili sent the renewed composition of the Cabinet to Parliament for approval this afternoon. The new Cabinet included three new ministers – Tinatin Khidasheli as Minister of Defence, Tariel …

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