The spokesperson of Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the Commission, issued the following statement on Monday.
`In view of the reports about the elections in the Georgian breakaway region of South Ossetia on the 25 March, this statement is to recall that the European Union does not recognise the constitutional and legal framework within which these elections have taken place. The High Representative reiterates her support to the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Georgia, as recognised by international law. The High Representative would in this context like to emphasize the importance of the Geneva International Discussions in ensuring the security and stability in the region,` the statement says.
The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, Davit Zalkaliani says the presence of two delegations to the UN General Assembly will only affect the reputation of Georgia abroad. Davit Zalkaliani says the Minister, Maia Panjikidze will try to convince the President to cancel his visit to New York.
The delegation of the European Parliament holds meetings with Georgian officials within the two-day visit to Georgia. Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Gharibashvili hosted the head of the delegation, MP Andrejs Mamikins to discuss the Georgia-EU relations and the prospects for further cooperation.
The police raids were followed with some incidents and detentions in Tbilisi. The interior ministry launched intensive police raids in Tbilisi streets as a preventive measure against the numerous murders and robberies in the city, which raised public concerns on growth of violence and deterioration of scales of crime.
Kindergartens throughout Georgia have resumed to work from today. About 50 thousand children are registered at Georgia`s kindergartens, according to the latest report. Tbilisi mayor visited N171 kindergarten of Tbilisi today.
The Prime Minister of Georgia has praised the performance of the Georgian delegation at the NATO summit in Wales as worthy and successful. Irakli Gharibashvili expressed his hope at the meeting of the Cabinet today that the reforms carried out by the government...
Young Leaders Conference was held in Wales within the framework of NATO Summit. Defence Minister of Georgia took part in the forum organized by Atlantic Council. Irakli Alasania delivered a speech at the conference...