Prime Minister of Georgia was answering the questions of journalists for three hours today - the enlarged press conference of the Prime Minister was held for the second time and it was arranged at the Expo-Georgia exhibition center. Irakli Gharibashvili did not leave a question unanswered. The Prime Minister was questioned about the government`s domestic and foreign policy, the approach to solution of economic and social problems, surprisingly high salaries and bonuses paid to senior authorities, which has been a topical issue in local media during past few days; the journalists also asked questions about Georgia`s relations with Russia amid the continuous process of occupation, the prospects of the country`s integration into the NATO and the European Union and the expectations of the government, the chances of the opposition in the upcoming self-government elections and the freedom of media.
The separatists in Ukraine have launched a counter-offensive - reports say that the town of Novoazovsk on the Sea of Azov has been captured by the rebels and they are now heading towards the port of Mariupol, which has been peaceful so far after being regained by the Ukraine`s forces two months ago.
Abkhazian puppet regime and Russia will sign mutual assistance agreement by the end of the year - the so-called president of the Abkhazian puppet regime, Raul Khajimba and Russian president Vladimir Putin agreed at the meeting held in the Kremlin yesterday.
Georgia`s former president Mikheil Saakashvili has posted on his official page on facebook regarding the recent developments in Ukraine. Saakashvili says that the conflict on the Ukrainian land is not a separatist conflict, but a Russian invasion and a war.
The Minister of Health and Social Care of Georgia, Davit Sergeenko pays a working visit to Ukraine together with a team of doctors aiming at providing assistance to their Ukrainian colleagues in treating the injured and wounded people in the battles against separatists.
Prime Minister of Georgia will chair the governmental delegation, which will leave for Turkey today to attend the inaugural ceremony of the president-elect of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdoghan. Over fifty delegations have been invited to the ceremony, which will be held in the capital city of Ankara.