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EU: Dropping Charges over Khurcha Murder ‘Worrying’

The decision “by the de facto Abkhaz authorities” to drop charges against Rashid Kanji-Ogli, Abkhaz serviceman, who was sentenced in absentia over the murder of Giga Otkhozoria, “is worrying, and prevents justice taking its rightful course,”  the European Union said in its June 28 statement at the OSCE Annual Security …

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Q&A: Are Georgia’s interests compatible with its alliances?

Recent weeks saw abduction of the Azerbaijani journalist Afgan Mukhtarli and the extradition case of Mustafa Çabuk, the Turkish national working as a high-school administrator in Georgia, who is being charged by Ankara for alleged connections with exiled cleric Fethullah Gullen. We have asked analysts Lincoln Mitchell, Willam Dunbar and …

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PM Kvirikashvili on Georgia’s EU, NATO Integration

“Georgia is no longer a post-[Soviet] country. I think we need to get rid of this post clichés. We are a country which can be easily called Eastern European country,” the Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili noted at the Bratislava Global Security Forum (GLOBSEC) on May 28. Speaking on the “Eastern Neighborhood …

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Georgian Prime Minister Meets King Abdullah II, Federica Mogherini

Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili participated in the World Economic Forum (WEF) on the Middle East and North Africa that took place on May 19-21 in Jordan. Kvirikashvili held a number of bilateral meetings on the sideline of the forum. On May 20, Prime Minister Kvirikashvili and the King of …

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Georgian Politicians Express Fury over EU Representative’s Remarks

Various Georgian politicians sharply criticized the statement by the EU special representative for South Caucasus and Geneva talks co-chair, Herbert Salber, who congratulated Tskhinvali leader Anatoly Bibilov on his victory in the presidential election held by Tskhinvali authorities on April 9. Georgian MP and former foreign minister (2004-2005), Salome Zourabichvili …

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EU must engage Abkhazia on its own terms

Foreign allies and international organization piled in support to Georgia’s sovereignty and said Abkhazia’s “so called parliamentary elections” do not stand international scrutiny. These statements are a token of crucial diplomatic support to Georgia. But they also mask the absence of policy fit to overcome the current impasse. The European …

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