After the end of the Cold War, the United States declared itself the sheriff of global politics. The new world order of American neo-cons amounted to the sole hegemony of the U.S. around the world. Devastating the established international order, this unipolar international system nullified the status of international law and organizations, particularly the United […]
In his first neighboring country trip since his return as Prime Minister in February, Irakli Garibashvili, accompanied by Foreign Minister, Deputy PM David Zalkaliani, arrived in Baku today, where he met with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, his Azerbaijani counterpart Ali Asadov, as well as Milli Majlis Speaker Sahiba Gafarova.At the meeting in Zuğulba Presidential Palace, […]
The Swedish government has updated the entry ban on third-country nationals in accordance with the recommendation of the Council of the European Union of December 17, excluding Uruguay from the list. The update means that after January 20, the residents of Uruguay will no longer be eligible to enter the territory of Sweden for non-essential […]
Bidizna Ivanishvili. Photo: ruling Georgian Dream party chairman and founder Bidzina Ivanishvili’s January 11 announcement about quitting the party chairmanship, the party itself and politics “for good” received mixed assessments from Georgian politicians.Below is a compilation of some of the reactions.“Throughout last years, Bidzina Ivanishvili was the creator of Georgian politics and its determining […]
by Giga ChikhladzeTbilisi – Gonio – TbilisiFormerly inaccessible security area near the state border with Turkey in Adjara Autonomous Republic becomes increasingly attractive to the tourists. However, the vestiges of the past and the current economic policy of the autonomy could be undermining private entrepreneurship and increased profits for the locals.…1960s, Adjara Autonomous Republic is […]
(Tbilisi, December 24, 2002. Civil Georgia) -Georgia’s Special Affairs Minister Malkhaz Kakabadze told the reporters today that the visit of the representatives of the Moscow Mayor’s Office in breakaway Abkhazia was not agreed with the Georgian side.Russian delegation visited Abkhaz capital Sokhumi on December 20-24 and held talks with the unrecognized Abkhaz authorities on cooperation […]
(Tbilisi. March 12, 2003. Civil Georgia) – Position-paper of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) expresses concern regarding the security of the fragile ecology of Borjomi valley – a resort famous for its mineral water resources, in case of damage of the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) oil pipeline.WWF has been in intensive discussions with BP and […]
(Tbilisi. April 8, 2003. Civil Georgia) – The British embassy in Georgia reported today that the ambassador Deborah Barnes Jones is working closely with the State Minister Avtandil Jorbenadze and the Foreign Ministry to resolve problem related to the restriction of British Mediterranean Airways’ (BMed.) flights in Georgia.By a decision of the Georgian Civil Aviation […]
By Giga Chikhladze from BorjomiBorjomi – a small dusty town surrounded by mountains and split by a river Mtkvari. While approaching the town, one sees high mountains, covered by green co! at of pines, which look like toy trees from such distance. In old times this was a favorite place for rest and recreation of […]