Governmental Session Of De Facto South Ossetia And North Ossetia Held In Vladikavkaz

Tbilisi. August 10 (Prime-News) – Joint session of the government officials of the de facto South Ossetia and North Ossetian Republic was opened in Vladikavkaz on Friday.

Press and Information Committee of the unrecognized republic South Ossetia informs that South Ossetian delegation is led by Yuri Morozov, de facto Prime Minister of the unrecognized republic South Ossetia, and the North Ossetian side is led by Ermak Dzansolov, Deputy Prime Minister.

The meeting of Eduard Kokoity, de facto president of the unrecognized republic South Ossetia, and Teimuraz Mamsurov, president of North Ossetia is scheduled for August 11 in Vladikavkaz Continue reading “Governmental Session Of De Facto South Ossetia And North Ossetia Held In Vladikavkaz”

Russian Jets Fired Missile On Territory Of Gori Region

Vano Merabishvili, Minister of Internal Affairs of Georgia, confirmed the information to journalists on Tuesday morning.

Two Russian fighter jets Su 24 have violated Georgia’s airspace and fired an air-to-surface guided missile nearby territory of Gori region.

Precise time of the flight, heights and speed have been recorded by radars of the Defense Ministry and Civil Aviation.

“Our radars show, including air traffic record indicating that the jet has come from the Russian territory over Kazbegi district and returned back to Russia via the same route,” Merabishvili said.

According to him, the jets flew about 60 km west of Tbilisi. Investigation group is working on the spot.

Georgian side turned on anti-missile system after which Russian jets have left the territory, thus they dropped a 700-kilo bomb. Continue reading “Russian Jets Fired Missile On Territory Of Gori Region”

Salome Zurabishvili Appealed To CEC For Explanation

Tbilisi. July 31 (Prime-News) – Salome Zurabishvili, the leader of the political party “ Georgia’s Way”, has appealed to the Central Election Commission for the explanation regarding the restrictions foreseen by the “Code of Elections of Georgia” in the case of presenting her candidature for presidency.

Salome Zurabishvili told journalists that she was awarded the citizenship of Georgia with full political-legal rights on the basis of resolution issued by the president of Georgia in 2004.

Zurabishvili thinks that on the basis of the resolution of the President of Georgia she has received full political rehabilitation. Continue reading “Salome Zurabishvili Appealed To CEC For Explanation”

President Of PACE To Visit Armenia, Azerbaijan And Georgia

Prime-News was told about that at Tbilisi Representation of Council of Europe.

The President of PACE will complete his visit to countries of South Caucasus on July 10.

Rene van der Linden will hold meetings with the governmental officials, representatives of political parties and NGOs of the aforementioned countries. Continue reading “President Of PACE To Visit Armenia, Azerbaijan And Georgia”

Monitoring Of Bird Started In Azerbaijan

Tbilisi. September 24 (Prime-News) – The first monitoring in autumn on bird flue began in Azerbaijan on Monday.

Trend news agency informs about that referring to Yolchu Khanvali, press secretary of the State Veterinary Service at the Azerbaijani Agriculture Ministry.

Monitoring will be carried out by a special commission consisting of specialists from the Veterinary Service, Ecology and Health Care Ministries and the Azerbaijani Hunters Association until September 28.

The monitoring will cover the Absheron Peninsula, and regions of Davachi, Salyan, Agjabadi and Lankaran. Continue reading “Monitoring Of Bird Started In Azerbaijan”

Water Supply Restricted To Some Districts Of Tbilisi

Tbilisi. October 03 (Prime-News) – The water supply is restricted to some parts of Tbilisi population due to prophylactic works on October 03.

Prime-News was told at the Company “Tbilisi Water” that Vazha-Pshavela IV, V and VI blocks would not be supplied with water from 11:00 to 24:00 on Wednesday.

Population of Kazbegi Avenue, Kipshidze, Tamarashvili and nearby streets will not be supplied with water on Wednesday.

Blind People Demand To Use Municipal Transport Free Of Charge

Tbilisi. October 03 (Prime-News) – Blind people, living in Tbilisi, held a protest action in front of Tbilisi City Administration today with the demand to use municipal transport free of charge.

Boney M To Hold Concert In Tamarasheni

Tbilisi. October 12 (Prime-News) – Legendary group Boney M will hold a concert in the village Tamarasheni of the Georgian-South Ossetian conflict on October 13.

Prime-News was told at the Temporary Administrative Unit in South Ossetia that the group was invited by the administration and the visit is organized by the “Eastern Promotion” Company.

The abovementioned concert will complete events organized by the movement “Kokoity Fandarast”, which started on October 03. Continue reading “Boney M To Hold Concert In Tamarasheni”

IWPR Holds Meetings Regarding Conflicts And Minorities

Tbilisi. October 12 (Prime-News) – The Institute of War and Peace Reporting (IWPR) holds a round table with participation of journalists and NGOs acting in autonomous republic Adjara in Batumi today.

Prime-News was told at the IWPR, that participants of the meeting would discuss issues of highlighting problems related to conflicts and ethnic minorities.

The round table is held within frameworks of the project “Media of south Caucasus for deepening of trust in the society and prevention of conflicts”. The abovementioned project is implemented with the financial support of the GCPP. Continue reading “IWPR Holds Meetings Regarding Conflicts And Minorities”

Some Districts Of Tbilisi Not To Be Supplied With Electricity

Prime-News was told at electricity distributing Company “Telasi” about that.

According to the Company, Vake district: Chavchavadze Avenue (partially), Gamsakhurdia Avenue (partially), Paliashvili, Mtskheta, Atheni, Barnov and nearby streets will not be supplied with electricity from 11:00 till 15:00 on October 11.

Electricity will not be supplied to Matatsminda district: Rustaveli Avenue (partially), Laghidze, Athoneli, Tabukashvili and nearby streets from 10:00 till 17:00 on Thursday.

Electricity will not be also supplied to Chughureti district: Aghmashenebeli (partially), Tsinamdzghvrishvili, Chitaia, Javakhishvili and nearby streets from 10:00 till 17:00 on Thursday.

Tbilisi. October 11 (Prime-News) – The Orthodox Church of Georgia is preparing for celebration of the 140th anniversary of establishment of Djvari Monastery and the 30th anniversary of enthronement of the Catholicos-Patriarch of all Georgia Ilia II.

Continue reading “Some Districts Of Tbilisi Not To Be Supplied With Electricity”

MIA: Fire First Was Opened From House Of Wanted Meskhidze

Tbilisi. October 02 (Prime-News) – Shota Khizanishvili, Head of the Administration of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia, stated that the fire was opened from the house of wanted Meskhidze when the law enforcement bodies appeared near their house.

Shota Khizanishvili told journalists that Oleg Meskhidze wanted by the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia opened the fire from automatic gunfire. Continue reading “MIA: Fire First Was Opened From House Of Wanted Meskhidze”

Three Citizens Of Russia And Citizen Of Armenia

Tbilisi. October 01 (Prime-News) – Georgian Border Guards have detained three citizens of the Russian Federation and a citizen of Armenia at the “Sarpi” checkpoint of the Border Police Batumi Office.

Prime-News was told at the border Police that during the passport control the border guards discovered that the Russian suspects had several times crossed the State Border of Georgia illegally, without official border control – from “Nizhniy Zaramag” and “Adler”.  The Armenian Suspect was trying to cross the State Border of Georgia on another person’s passport.

The case is under investigation. Continue reading “Three Citizens Of Russia And Citizen Of Armenia”

Students Held Action Of Protest In Sport Complex “Karishkhala”

Tbilisi. October 01 (Prime-News) – Students of the former Sports Academy held a protest action regarding unsuitable conditions for study in sport complex “Karishkhala” on Monday.

Kakha Kukava, member of the “Conservative” party, joined the action. According to him, the abovementioned issue would be put at the bureau session today.

According to participants of the action, after depriving students of training bases and buildings the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia should have handed them sport complex “Karishkhala” and sports base “SKA” for training.

According to students the sport complex “Karishkhala” needs rehabilitation.

Tbilisi. October 01 (Prime-News) – About 1000 square meters of forestry near students’ hostels in Bagebi is on fire.

Continue reading “Students Held Action Of Protest In Sport Complex “Karishkhala””

International Tender Announced On Construction Of Marabda-Kartsakhi Sector

Tbilisi. October 04 (Prime-News) – An auction on issuing licenses for mining minerals will be held at the Ministry of Environment Protection and Natural Resources of Georgia on Thursday.

Prime-News was told at the Ministry of Environment Protection and Natural Resources of Georgia that 18 objects put out for auction are in Tbilisi, Kaspi, Khoni, Adigeni, Oni, Sagarejo, Dusheti, Gardabani, Mtskheta, Tskaltubo, Khashuri, Lanchkhuti, Kvareli, Gurjaani and Chokhatauri. Continue reading “International Tender Announced On Construction Of Marabda-Kartsakhi Sector”

Gela Bezhuashvili To Pay Working Visit To Kingdom Of Netherlands

Tbilisi. October 16 (Prime-News) – Gela Bezhuashvili, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, will pay a working visit to the Kingdom of the Netherlands on October 17-18.

Prime-News was told at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia that the meetings would be held with Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands Maxime Verhagen, Minister of Defense Eimert van Middlekoop, Vice-presidents of the Standing Committee of Foreign Affairs, Defense and Development Cooperation, Chairman of the Committee of Foreign Affairs of the House of Representatives  and committee members. Mr. Bezhuashvili will also meet with representatives of the local and international mass media sources. Continue reading “Gela Bezhuashvili To Pay Working Visit To Kingdom Of Netherlands”

Gela Bezhuashvili To Participate In UNESCO General Conference

Tbilisi. October 16 (Prime-News) – The General Conference of the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) opened its 34th session in Paris, 16 October 2007 that will be attended by the Georgian delegation led by Minister of Foreign Affairs Gela Bezhuashvili – President of the Georgian National Commission for UNESCO.

Prime-News was told at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia that the General Conference is UNESCO’s main governing body that meets every two years and involves delegations of all member states. The agenda of the 34thsession of the General Conference envisages adopting budget and work program for 2007-2008, as well as conducting elections in UNESCO’s Executive Board and other governing bodies. Continue reading “Gela Bezhuashvili To Participate In UNESCO General Conference”

Baramidze And Bezhuashvili To Attend 8th Session Of EU And Georgia Cooperation Council

Tbilisi. October 16 (Prime-News) – Giorgi Baramidze, State Minister of Georgia on European and Euro-Atlantic Integration, Vice Prime Minister, and Gela Baramidze, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, together with their Azeri and Armenian colleagues will be meeting with Supreme Representative of the European Union on Overall Security and Foreign Policy Javier Solana and Euro-Commissioner on Foreign Affairs and European Neighborhood Policy Ms. Benita Ferrero Valdner in Luxemburg on Tuesday.

Prime-News was told at the Administration of State Ministry on European and Euro-Atlantic Integration that regional issues, relations with Russia and issues of conflict resolution in the region would be discussed at the meeting. Continue reading “Baramidze And Bezhuashvili To Attend 8th Session Of EU And Georgia Cooperation Council”

Irakli Alasania Evaluates UN Resolution As Balanced

Tbilisi. October 16 (Prime-News) – Irakli Alasania, Permanent Representative of Georgia to United Nations, evaluates the resolution on the situation in Abkhazia, Georgia adopted by the UN Security Council as balanced.

Irakli Alasania stated at the press conference held at the UN that the resolution reflected all the important issues voiced by the Georgian side among them are IDPs’ fundamental right to return and their right of property.

According to the information of Irakli Alasania, the majority of the members of the UN Security Council support the proposal voiced by the President of Georgia to review the entire peace process in Abkhazia.

Irakli Alasania also admitted that Ban Ki-moon, UN Secretary General, supported the aforementioned idea. Continue reading “Irakli Alasania Evaluates UN Resolution As Balanced”

“Equality Institute” Accuses Saakashvili Of Applying Double Standards

Tbilisi. October 12 (Prime-News) – According to information of the “Equality Institute” Temur Alasania, uncle of Georgian president, allocated investment to the territory of Azerbaijan occupied by Armenian separatists and purchased mines.

Levan Gogichaishvili, member of the “Equality Institute”, stated about thta at the press conference today and accused Mikheil Saakashvili, president of Georgia, of applying double standards.

According to him, relatives of the president do thing for which the president criticizes other people.

The matter concerns investments allocated by “Geo Pro Mining” Company to the abovementioned territory, which is of a particular interest Temur Alasania.

“The territory belongs to Azerbaijan. At the same time Saakashvili criticizes Russia for allocating investments to Abkhazia,” stated he.

According to him, “Geo Pro Minisng” is Georgian company, however, it is backed by Russian “Industrial group”, owned by Alasania’s friend sergey Generalov.

Tbilisi. October 15 (Prime-News) – Kakha Kukava, member of the “Conservative” party states that the fact that the ruling “National Movement” allows its offices for issuing vouchers of the presidential subsiding as deliberate gaining over the population.

 

Kukava stated at the Bureau session today that this action from the “National Movement” is inadmissible, as they persuade the population in propriety of their policy.

Maia Nadiradze, leader of the parliamentary majority, stated regarding the fact that the “National Movement” expressed readiness to assist the government in issuing vouchers with its infrastructure.

Tbilisi. October 15 (Prime-News) – Nino Burjanadze, Chairwoman of Georgian Parliament, met with members of the House of Commons of British Parliament today.
Nika Rurua, Vice Chairman of the parliamentary committee on security and defense, stated after the meeting that the parties discussed the NATO-Georgia relations.

According to him, after Georgia members of the House of Commons of British Parliament will visit Turkey.

Tbilisi. October 15 (Prime-News) – The UN Security Council today will adopt a resolution in which right of property of IDPs will be highlighted.
David Bakradze, State Minister of Georgia for conflict resolution, stated at the press conference today that the UN would openly state its attitude towards fundamental rights of IDPs in Georgia and their property.