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U.S. National Security Adviser to Visit Georgia

Assistant to the United States President for National Security Affairs John Bolton will be traveling to Russia, Azerbaijan, Armenia and Georgia, starting his trip on October 20. In a Twitter post earlier today, Bolton said during his trip, he will meet with his counterparts and other senior officials “to advance American …

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Georgian PM, U.S. Secretary of State Meet in Washington DC

Georgian Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze, who is on an official visit to the United States on September 16-27, met with the Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, in Washington DC on September 20, discussing the U.S.-Georgia relations. According to the Georgian government’s press office, the sides spoke on deepening defense and security cooperation, …

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Georgian Politicians Offer Condolences over John McCain’s Death

Georgian politicians offered condolences over the death of John McCain, a senior U.S. Senator from Republican Party, who died at 81 after a year-long battle with brain cancer. President Giorgi Margvelashvili said the Georgian people have lost “a huge friend, who always stood next to our country.” “John McCain is the …

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Georgia in the U.S. Military Budget for 2019

In its new Defense Authorization Act, the United States Congress requests the country’s executive agencies to provide “robust security sector assistance” for Georgia, including defensive lethal assistance, as well as to strengthen the defense capabilities and readiness of the country, and improve its interoperability with NATO forces. The Defense Authorization …

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Georgian Leaders Congratulate U.S. on Independence Day

Georgian President Giorgi Margevlashvili, Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze, Foreign Minister Davit Zalkaliani and Parliament Speaker Irakli Kobakhidze congratulated the United States on the Independence Day on July 4. President Margvelashvili addressed a letter to his U.S. counterpart, Donald Trump, reaffirming that Georgia would remain “strong partner of the United States,” …

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Georgian Parliament Speaker, U.S. Lawmakers Discuss Free Trade Agreement

Georgian Parliament Chairman Irakli Kobakhidze, who is on a visit to the United States on June 26-28, met with American Congressmen and Senators, discussing among others the possibility of signing a free trade agreement between the two countries. The Parliament Chairman, together with his counterparts from Lithuania, Moldova, Poland and …

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U.S. Congressmen Introduce Bipartisan Georgia Support Act

Two United States’ Congressmen Ted Poe and Gerald Connolly introduced a bipartisan resolution in the House of Representatives on June 26, reasserting the U.S.’ support for Georgia’s sovereignty and condemning “the forceful and illegal Russian invasion of Abkhazia and Tskhinvali Region/South Ossetia.” The draft resolution, titled as the Georgia Support …

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William Courtney: Georgia Enjoys Bipartisan U.S. Support

At the conclusion of Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili’s recent visit to Washington DC, three senior U.S. diplomats published a story, titled “Where Georgia is Headed.” The article, authored by William Courtney, Daniel Fried and Kenneth Yalowitz, reflects on the three ambassadors’ earlier report, dubbed “Georgia’s Path Westward.” To discuss …

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PM Kvirikashvili Wraps Up U.S. Visit, Calls It ‘Extremely Important’

Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili said wrapping up his three-day visit to the United States on May 23 that “the U.S. is indeed Georgia’s closest strategic partner and supporter.” “It was an extremely important visit, where we had a very open, substantial discussions with our American friends and colleagues over …

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Georgian Economy Minister, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Meet in Washington D.C.

Georgian Economy Minister Dimitri Kumsishvili, met yesterday with the U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross in Washington D.C., with the two discussing deepening of economic ties between Georgia and the U.S., including the possibility of signing a free trade agreement. Minister Kumsishvili highlighted that “free trade regime would significantly increase …

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Secretary Of State: U.S. Eager To Welcome Georgia To NATO

The United States Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, told the Georgian Prime Minister, Giorgi Kvirikashvili,  at the Plenary Session of the U.S.-Georgia Strategic Partnership Commission in Washington on May 21 that “America’s support for Georgia remains strong and steadfast and will continue to do so.” “President Trump stands by the …

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U.S. Congressmen Visit Tbilisi, Meet Georgian Leaders

A five-member delegation of the United States Congress paid a visit to Georgia on May 5, and discussed Georgia-U.S. strategic partnership with President Giorgi Margvelashvili, Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili and Parliament Chairman Irakli Kobakhidze. The Congressional delegation led by the House Judiciary Committee Chairman, Bob Goodlatte (Rep.), included Congressmen Kenny Marchant (Rep.), …

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U.S. State Department Sums up Wess Mitchell’s Visit to Georgia

Heather Nauert, the Spokesperson of the U.S. Department of State, summed up the recent visit to Georgia of the Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs, Wess Mitchell. In a press briefing on May 3, Heather Nauert said Mitchell met with senior Georgian officials, including the president and the prime minister …

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