26 Mar. '17
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26 Mar. Sunday
Owners willing to hand controlling stakes to Rustavi 2 staff
Much still unclear about a surprise deal.
UN Human Rights Council demands “immediate access” to Abkhazia, South Ossetia
Resolution passed by 18 votes to 5 against. 24 abstained.
25 Mar. Saturday
Moscow Accuses Tbilisi of Wanting to ‘Sabotage’ Geneva Talks
Georgia’s ‘political show’ creates ‘confrontational atmosphere’ ahead of March 28-29 talks, Moscow says.
24 Mar. Friday
Interior Minister Pledges Closer Partnership with Brussels
Mghebrishvili reassures partners, as Georgians ready for visa-free travel.
Ukraine Denounces Abkhazia, S. Ossetia Polls
Ukraine supports Georgia’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, the country’s OSCE Ambassador said.
Georgia Denies Arms Transit Reports to Armenia
Georgian officials denied two separate reports on alleged arms transit to Armenia.
National Security Council Convenes over NATO, Abkhazia
NSC discussed Black Sea Security, Georgia-NATO relations and Security Strategy update.
23 Mar. Thursday
Foreign Minister Joins Ministerial Meeting against Terrorism
The Global Coalition meeting was hosted by the U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on March 22.
Alliance of Conservatives & Reformists in Europe on Rustavi 2 TV Dispute
ACRE ‘believes’ Georgia will continue to uphold media plurality and media freedom in the country.
Parliament Overrides Presidential Veto on Surveillance Bill
Lawmakers rejected presidential objections as ‘politically motivated.’
22 Mar. Wednesday
Georgia Hosts Parliament Speakers from Nordic-Baltic Region
Parliament speakers from the NB8 countries visited Georgia to support its Euro-Atlantic aspirations.
On Nowruz, Georgian Leaders Reach Out to Azerbaijani Co-Citizens
Giorgi Margvelashvili and Giorgi Kvirikashvili visited Marneuli for Nowruz festivities.
CoE Congress: Abkhazia, S. Ossetia Polls ‘Illegal’
Congress President Gudrun Mosler-Törnström issued a statement on March 21.
Australia Rejects Abkhazia, S. Ossetia Polls
Australia supports Georgia’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, the country’s UN Ambassador said.
Putin Meets South Ossetian Leader in Moscow
Leonid Tibilov and Vladimir Putin discuss upcoming elections, ‘security, defense capacity building.’
21 Mar. Tuesday
Parliamentary Speaker Sketches Out Constitutional Changes
President to be elected indirectly, parliament by proportional contest.
20 Mar. Monday
President Margvelashvili Vetoes Surveillance Bill
Says new oversight agency not independent, too costly.
Four More Countries Reject Abkhazia Polls
Canada, Estonia, Finland and Lithuania denounced the March 12 Parliamentary Polls in breakaway region.
MFA: Crimea Annexation ‘Disregards’ International Law
Georgian Foreign Ministry issued a statement regarding the three-year anniversary of Crimea annexation.
Three Candidates to Run for S. Ossetia Leadership
Tskhinvali court rejected Eduard Kokoity’s lawsuit against the local election administration.
18 Mar. Saturday
President on Critical Remarks to ECHR Ruling
ECHR suspended the enforcement of the Supreme Court’s March 2 decision over Rustavi 2 TV ownership.
17 Mar. Friday
Interpol Issues Arrest Warrant for Abkhaz Serviceman
Georgian court sentenced Rashid Kanji-Ogli to 14 years of prison in absentia.
Russian Army to Absorb South Ossetia Units
SO `army` to `reduce` as servicemen join Russian troops
President Margvelashvili Concludes Baku Visit
Giorgi Margvelashvili participated in the fifth Global Forum on the security issues.
16 Mar. Thursday
President Holds Talks on Surveillance Bill
Margvelashvili met three parliamentary opposition groups to discuss the surveillance regulation.
U.S. Does Not Recognize Abkhazia Polls
The United States condemned the Russian-South Ossetian military merger.
Poland Denounces Abkhazia, S. Ossetia Polls
Polish MFA condemned the closure of two crossing points in Abkhazia.
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