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Montenegrin Foreign Minister Vows Support to Georgia

Montenegrin Foreign Minister Srdjan Darmanovic, who is on a three-day visit to Georgia, held a meeting with his Georgian counterpart Mikheil Janelidze yesterday, pledging to continue supporting the country’s NATO and EU aspirations. Speaking at a joint press conference after the meeting, Srdjan Darmanovic stressed the country stood ready to …

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Syria Just Backed Russia’s Illegal Occupation of Georgian Regions

Op-ed by Mikheil Janelidze, the Foreign Minister of Georgia. This article originally appeared in the New Atlanticist, online publication by the Atlantic Council. Last week, Bashar al-Assad’s regime in Syria illegally recognized Abkhazia and Tskhinvali (so-called South Ossetia), two historic regions of Georgia, as independent states. This was done undoubtedly at the behest …

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Georgian FM Speaks on Abkhazia, S.Ossetia at CoE Ministerial

Georgian Foreign Minister Mikheil Janelidze addressed the 128th Session of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe (CoE) in Elsinore, Denmark, and focused in his remarks on the security environment and human rights violations in Abkhazia and Tskhinvali Region/South Ossetia. “When we talk about human rights we should …

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FM Janelidze Meets Kazakh Leaders, Discusses Deepening Ties

Foreign Minister Mikheil Janelidze is visiting Kazakhstan on May 16-17.  He met Kazakh Prime Minister Bakytzhan Sagintayev, Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov and other officials, and discussed bilateral cooperation. While meeting PM Sagintayev, the sides hailed “successful cooperation” between Georgia and Kazakhstan in trade, economy, tourism, transport, and other spheres as …

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MEPs Visit Georgia, Meet Top Officials

A four-member delegation of the European Parliament’s Subcommittee on Security and Defense (SEDE) visited Georgia on May 8-10, discussing with Georgian leaders the country’s relations with the European Union and the situation in Abkhazia and Tskhinvali Region/South Ossetia. The delegation of the SEDE subcommittee includes Anna Fotyga (ECR, Poland), Clare …

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UN Ambassadors Visit Occupation Line, Meet Georgian Officials

Eight United Nations (UN) Permanent Representatives from Latin America, Africa and Asia, who are paying a visit to Georgia on May 5-12, met with Georgian leaders, and traveled to the occupation line near village Khurvaleti adjacent to Tskhinvali Region/South Ossetia. The group includes permanent representatives of Congo, Saint Vincent and …

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