Minister of Defence of Georgia is paying an official visit to the United States. The goal of the visit is to hold consultations on defence cooperation issues.
Within the visit in USA, Dimitiri Shashkini held meetings with senators, Republican Party members David Vitter and James Inhofe from Senate Armed Services Committee as well as Joe Wilson and Congressman Rob Wittman representing House of Armed Services and House of Foreign Affairs Committees.
At the meeting the sides underlined importance of 6 point agreement reached between the U.S. and Georgia, concerning enhancement of defence cooperation in the following directions: operational air surveillance/air defense training and education, defensive combat engineer training and education, utility helicopter aviation training support. During discussions the congressmen and senators expressed support for the impelemention of Obama-Saakashvili cooperation plan, execution of which is very important for the national security and improvement of air-defence capabilities.
State of Vanuatu has withdrawn its decision to recognize the independence of Georgia`s breakaway region of Abkhazia - country`s prime minister Moana Carcasses Kalosil has told Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili at their meeting recently.
Police had to drive protestors away from the central highway in the village of Bakurtsikhe today. The residents of five villages of the Gurjaani region rallied in the village demanding compensation of the damage inflicted onto the region by the hail and windstorm last week.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia dismisses the reports about the summoning of Georgian ambassador to Netherlands by the local authorities regarding the dispersal of the LGBT rally in Tbilisi on May 17.
Nino Burjanadze, who currently leads Democratic Movement - United Georgia, plans to run for the president. The decision of the People`s Assembly, the member of which is Burjanadze`s party, was announced today.
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Administration of the President of Georgia has responded to the statement of the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia Davit Zalkaniani, who accused the administration of non-coordinated work on diplomatic arena.
Workers of the JSC Zestaphoni Ferroalloys Plant have been on strike since the morning today demanding 50% growth of their salaries. The protestors have also objected to the working terms at night shift and demanded the 20% growth of the salary for it.