Georgia bans sale of agricultural land to foreign nationals

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Quarantine at Tbilisi Public School

20.10.2009 21:28 GMT

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Quarantine has been declared At Tbilisi public school №63 today.

US views assistance to Georgia’s Nato integration as its priority

20.10.2009 20:26 GMT

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The United States considers Georgia’s integration in Nato a priority issue and is ready to assist Tbilisi in developing a special program, US Assistant Secretary of Defense Alexander Vershbow said in Tbilisi.

US assistant secretary, Georgian president discuss bilateral relations

20.10.2009 16:10 GMT

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The US assistant secretary of defence for international security affairs, Alexander Vershbow, arrived in the Georgian capital yesterday and was immediately received by President Mikheil Saakashvili.

Atomic power plant in Armenia poses threat, Georgian media writes

20.10.2009 15:18 GMT

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Georgian media has recently published articles about the atomic power plant in Metsamor, Armenia, APA’s Georgia bureau reports.

Georgian Patriarch to visit US

20.10.2009 14:30 GMT

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His Beatitude Ilia II, Catholicos-Patriarch of Georgia, plans a visit to the United States.

Georgian expert accuses Armenian frontier guards of kidnapping

20.10.2009 14:28 GMT

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“Armenian frontier guards and various criminal groupings from Armenia are occasionally kidnapping Azerbaijanis, residing in the frontier villages of Georgia."

Georgian deputy FM to visit Azerbaijan

19.10.2009 22:12 GMT

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A delegation from Georgia will attend a regular BSEC meeting of ministers.

OSCE envoy Lennmarker upbeat on Karabakh settlement

19.10.2009 20:14 GMT

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Georgian FM keeps Russian citizenship

19.10.2009 16:21 GMT

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Georgian FM Grigol Vashadze confirmed he keeps a Russian citizenship despite there are no diplomatic relations between Russia and Georgia.

Andy Garsia to play Mikheil Saakashvili's role

19.10.2009 16:06 GMT

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Hollywood star Andy Garcia who is to play President Mikheil Saakashvili in the film about the Russian-Georgian war arrived in Georgia yesterday night.

Armenian, Azerbaijani, Georgian foreign ministers to meet in Luxembourg

19.10.2009 14:00 GMT

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The foreign ministers of the three South Caucasus states - Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia - will meet representatives of the EU in Luxembourg on 26 October.

Alexander Vershbow: US to assist Georgia in self-defense

19.10.2009 13:52 GMT

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Prior to arriving in Georgia, Alexander Vershbow, the Assistant Secretary of Defense makes a loud statement regarding Georgia.

IMF €100m aid to Armenia and €46m to Georgia

17.10.2009 16:19 GMT

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The European Commission extends the macro-financial assistance of €100m to Armenia and €46 m for Georgia, EU press release reads October 16.

Georgian foreign minister: Moscow wants to start talks with us

17.10.2009 14:12 GMT

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There are “signals” that Russia wants to start talks with Georgia, but this is impossible when Moscow continues to occupy 20% of the country’s territory, Georgian Foreign Minister Grigol Vashadze said on 16 October.

Armenian PM: Closed Armenian-Turkish border in favor of Georgia

17.10.2009 13:31 GMT

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Despite the closed border with Turkey, Armenia is actively cooperating with Turkish companies.

Alexander Vershbow-led US delegation to arrive in Georgia

16.10.2009 21:30 GMT

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A US delegation led by US Assistant Secretary of State Alexander Vershbow will pay an official visit to Georgia on October 19-20.

Armenian-Georgian highway to be a toll road

16.10.2009 21:21 GMT

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The Armenian government intends to charge drivers for the use of a highway, communicating Armenia and Georgia within the framework of the North-South transport corridor after its reconstruction.

New ambassador of the USA will hand over persuasion orders to Mikheil Saakashvili

16.10.2009 19:41 GMT

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New ambassador of the USA will hand over persuasion orders to president of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili.

Georgian president grilled by CNN

16.10.2009 18:28 GMT

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Mikheil Saakashvili has told CNN about the challenges facing Georgia.

Georgian MP begins process to impeach President Saakashvili

16.10.2009 14:46 GMT

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MP Karlo Kopaliani, a representative of the pro-opposition Strong Georgia faction and of the Republican Party, has begun to collect signatures as part of a process to impeach President Mikheil Saakashvili.

Leonid Kuchma: "Ukraine should not recognize independence of Georgia`s breakaway regions"

16.10.2009 14:02 GMT

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Video press conference between Tbilisi, Kiev and Moscow was held on Thursday.

Goran Lennmarker: Situation when it comes to Nagorno-Karabakh is rather optimistic

16.10.2009 04:58 GMT

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Interview with OSCE PA President Emeritus, Goran Lennmarker, at OSCE PA Fall Meetings regarding Nagorno-Karabakh and Georgia.

Georgian opposition to resume actions of protest

15.10.2009 20:59 GMT

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The Georgian Opposition is resuming actions of protests early this November.

Hillary Clinton: "It is a very difficult set of relationships at work in Georgia"

15.10.2009 19:42 GMT

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Hillary Clinton, the U.S. secretary of state, said in Moscow on October 14 that it was now important that “neither the Georgians nor the South Ossetians nor the Abkhazians do anything provocative.”

Georgia not to hold talks with Russia unless lands are freed - Georgian Foreign Minister

15.10.2009 18:11 GMT

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Tbilisi is determined not to hold talks with Russia unless the latter quits the occupied lands in Abkhazia and South Ossetia, said Georgian Foreign Minister Grigol Vashadze in his interview to BBC Russian service.

Russian FM: "No pressure on Belarus over South Ossetia, Abkhazia"

15.10.2009 17:15 GMT

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Russia is not putting pressure on Belarus to recognize Abkhazia and South Ossetia, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin said on Wednesday in an interview with RIA Novosti.

Mikheil Saakashvili visits Kuwait

15.10.2009 14:06 GMT

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Kuwait to open its embassy in Georgia.

Georgia says blasts damage power line

15.10.2009 13:54 GMT

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Four towers of high-voltage power line Kartli 2 were damaged by remote-control explosive devices close to the breakaway South Ossetia’s administrative border, the Georgian Interior Ministry said on October 14.

Clinton and Medvedev Recall Protocols Signing Ceremony

14.10.2009 20:45 GMT

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The meeting between Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and U.S. State Secretary Hillary Clinton took place yesterday at the Russian President’s Barvikha residence just outside Moscow, reports the Kremlin’s official website.

Hillary Clinton on Georgia military assistance

14.10.2009 19:42 GMT

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“I have no reason to believe” that elements of missile defense system will be deployed in Georgia, Hillary Clinton, the U.S. secretary of state, said in an interview with Echo Moskvy radio station on October 14.

23-rd case of H1N1 confirmed in Georgia

14.10.2009 18:17 GMT

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Twenty-third case of H1N1 virus has been confirmed in Georgia.

Georgian MFA on Russia’s Al Qaeda Allegations

14.10.2009 16:30 GMT

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Georgian Foreign Ministry said on October 13 that Russia’s “utterly false” allegations about Tbilisi aiding Al Qaeda was a cause of “a serious concern”.

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