Tbilisi. April 05 (Prime-News) â€“ The opposition democratic Front faction of the Parliament of Georgia rules out possibility of a meeting with Chairwoman of the Parliament for consultations over the ongoing boycott of plenary sessions.
Nino Burdjanadze, Chairwoman of the Parliament is a presidential puppet and consultations with her are useless, Zviad Dzidziguri, member of the Democratic front said.
According to him, Nino Burdjanadze offered him an expedient dialogue during their phone conversation on the Tuesday night. â€œThe invitation was too late and we do not hope for any outcome in case of meeting with her. She has been busy with execution of the presidential orders during her two-year presence in officeâ€, he said.
Zviad Dzidziguri claimed that suspension of MP Valeri Gelashvili from the Republican Party from his duties was ordered by the president.
Nino Burdjanadze offered expedient cooperation to the opposition factions after they have started boycotting plenary sessions of the Parliament on their protest at suspension of MP Valeri Gelashvili from the Republican Party from his duties.
Parliamentary Consultations Fail To Cut Ice
Tbilisi. April 05 (Prime-News) â€“ The 30-minute closed-door Wednesday consultations between the Chairwoman of Parliament and the opposition MP finished without any results.
Nino Burdjanadze, Chairwoman of the Parliament of Georgia met Pikria Chikhradze, member of the Right Opposition faction, after her own invitation.
The consultation was dedicated to the particular reasons of the boycott of plenary session imposed by the opposition factions and the Chairwoman has once again expressed her attitude towards the issue, Pikria Chikhradze told journalists after the meeting.
According to her, Nino Burdjanadzeb termed the situation as â€œdramaticâ€, but the opposition factions still doubt that there is a hope for change of attitude to that matter by the government and its intention to sweep further developments to politically expedient course.
Three opposition factions of the Parliament â€“ Right Opposition, Democratic Front and Producers started boycotting plenary sessions of the Parliament in their protest at suspension of MP Valeri Gelashvili from the Republican Party from his duties.
Georgian Foreign Minister Meets CoE Director General
Tbilisi. April 07 (Prime-News)“ Gela Bezhuashvili, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia met Fokion Fotiadis, CoE Deputy Director General for External Relations in Tbilisi on April 06.
As Prime-News was told by the representatives of the Foreign Ministry, the parties discussed the urgent issues of Georgia-European Union cooperation, including the progress in talks over Georgiaâ€™s Action Plan within the European Union Neighbourhood Policy and the issues to be discussed at the next round of negotiations.
Three Ambassadors Present Letters Of Credentials
Apas Djumagulov, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kyrgyzstan, Augustin Cisar, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Slovakia and Reena Pandey, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of India to Georgia presented copies of their credentials to Gela Bezhuashvili, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia on Thursday
The Georgian Foreign Minister and foreign diplomats discussed prospects for the development of bilateral relations and major directions of future cooperation at the meetings following the presentation of credentials ceremony, Prime-News was told by the representatives of the Foreign Affairs.
Georgian MPs To Study Details Of Russian Bases Withdrawal
The session of the committees of Foreign Affairs, Legal Issues and Defense and Security will be open and the NGO representatives will take part in it.
The Georgian–Russian agreement on withdrawal of the Russian military bases was signed in Sochi on March 31. According to it, the Russian military base in Akhalkalaki will be completely dismantled in 2007 and the bas in Batumi â€“ in 2008.
The tentative estimation by the MPs is favourable.