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Georgian, Armenian PMs Hold Phone Talk

Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili and his Armenian counterpart Nikol Pashinyan held a telephone conversation upon the latter’s initiative, the Georgian Government’s press service reported today. According to the Government administration, PM Kvirikashvili congratulated Nikol Pashinyan on his election, and invited him to Georgia. “The sides focused on further strengthening …

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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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Georgian Leaders Reiterate NATO Membership a Priority

President Giorgi Margvelashvili, Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili, Foreign Minister Mikheil Janelidze and Parliament Chairman Irakli Kobakhidze reiterated today that NATO membership remains country’s top foreign policy priority. The leaders were addressing the NATO-Georgia Public Diplomacy Forum in Tbilisi today. They also spoke about shared values with the alliance, and highlighted …

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Georgian Leaders Address NATO Parliamentary Assembly

NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller (second from the left), Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili, President Giorgi Margvelashvili, Parliamentary Chairman Irakli Kobakhidze, May 29, 2017. Photo: nato.int President Giorgi Margvelashvili, Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili and Parliamentary Chairman Irakli Kobakhidze addressed the NATO Parliamentary Assembly (PA) before its vote on the Declaration on …

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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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Georgia Marks Independence Day

Georgia marks Independence Day on May 26 with festivities and outdoor events in Tbilisi and other parts of the country. On this day 99 years ago Georgia declared its independence, which was extinguished by the military invasion of the Bolshevik Red Army on 25 February 1921. Georgia declared its independence …

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PM: Holding NATO PA Session in Tbilisi ‘Extremely Important’

Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili said that holding the NATO Parliamentary Assembly Spring Session in Tbilisi “is extremely important.”   “It is very important that such a high level meeting will be held in a non-NATO member state. A declaration supporting Georgia’s Euro-Atlantic integration will be adopted and we believe that holding …

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Turkish PM Meets Georgian Officials in Tbilisi

Accompanied by seven ministers, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim paid one-day official visit to Georgia to attend the second meeting of the High Level Georgia-Turkey Strategic Cooperation Council. At a meeting with Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili, the two leaders spoke on Turkish-Georgian economic and political relations. They also touched upon …

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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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PM Kvirikashvili: Free Trade with China Opens ‘New Door’ for Georgia

Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili said the free trade agreement with China opens “a new door” for the country’s export potential and the development of export-oriented production. “Georgia is gradually reclaiming its geostrategic function, which the country enjoyed historically,” PM Kvirikashvili stated at the government session on May 18. Calling …

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