Giorgi Margvelashvili

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Georgia sends condolences after terror attack in Nice

Georgia sends condolences after terror attack in Nice

Georgia is extremely saddened and offering its sincere condolences to the people of France after a deadly terrorist attack in the coastal city of Nice left 80 people dead and dozens more injured. Georgian leaders have expressed …

 Georgia's Ambassador to US recalled

Georgia's Ambassador to US recalled

Georgia's Ambassador to the US, Archil Gegeshidze, was recalled, because he is not qualified enough for the job, Margvelashvili's press secretary Eka Mishveladze said.   "According …

ECHR’s Ruling into Merabishvili’s Pretrial Detention Case

ECHR’s Ruling into Merabishvili’s Pretrial Detention Case

Pretrial detention of Georgia’s ex-interior minister Vano Merabishvili was “used not only for the purpose of bringing” him before the relevant legal authorities on “reasonable suspicion” of various offenses with which he had been charged, “but was …

Georgian Deputy Defense Minister Ana Dolidze resigns

Georgian Deputy Defense Minister Ana Dolidze resigns

Georgian Deputy Defense Minister Ana Dolidze has resigned.  Reports say she will continue working at the Presidential Administration. The Defense Ministry has not made any comments yet. Ana …

How can a new election campaign in Georgia surprise us?

How can a new election campaign in Georgia surprise us?

Before the parliamentary elections on October 8th the longest campaign in the country's history has recently started in Georgia. The corresponding decree was posted on the website of the presidential administration. According to …

Donald Tusk: EU to lift visas for Georgian citizens

Donald Tusk: EU to lift visas for Georgian citizens

The head of the European Council Donald Tusk is confident that the European Union to grant Georgian citizens visa-free travel in the near future. "We touched upon Georgia's visa-free aspirations. As …

EU accuses Georgia of 'democratic deficit'

EU accuses Georgia of 'democratic deficit'

The European Parliament will continue to examine the issue of liberalizing the visa regime with Georgia this year in October, MEP Jacek Saryusz-Wolski said after a meeting with President Giorgi …

Margvelashvili invites Xi Jinping to Tbilisi

Margvelashvili invites Xi Jinping to Tbilisi

Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili invited China's President Xi Jinping to Tbilisi. He made this invitation at the meeting with Vice Premier of the Chinese State Council Zhang …

Giorgi Margvelashvili meets his Slovak counterpart

Giorgi Margvelashvili meets his Slovak counterpart

A welcome ceremony of the Slovak President was held at the Administration of Georgian President. At the moment a meeting of Giorgi Margvelashvili and Andrej Kiska is underway, Rustavi2 reports. …

Azerbaijan marks the Republic Day

Azerbaijan marks the Republic Day

Today Azerbaijan celebrates one of the main holidays of the country - the Republic Day, or the day of restoration of Azerbaijan's state independence. This holiday has a long history. Until 1918, Azerbaijan was a part of the Russian Empire. …

Istanbul hosts first World Humanitarian Summit

Istanbul hosts first World Humanitarian Summit

The first World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul starts its work, it will last for two days. The summit is being held on the initiative of the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon with the organizational support of the …

 Margvelashvili: Baku is our strategic partner

Margvelashvili: Baku is our strategic partner

Baku is a strategic partner of Tbilisi, the Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili said at the meeting with the Azerbaijani Prime Minister Artur Rasizade. The Prime Minister noted the traditionally …

Margvelashvili congratulates Georgians on Easter

Margvelashvili congratulates Georgians on Easter

Today President of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili and First Lady Maka Chichua congratulated the country's population on Easter holiday. President and first lady themselves celebrated the holiday in …

Experts: UNM strongly only in the IRI survey

Experts: UNM strongly only in the IRI survey

Today the International Republican Institute (IRI) published the results of its social study conducted in Georgia. According to the survey the ‘Georgian Dream’ and ‘United National Movement’ coalitions may receive almost …

Georgian President pardons almost 100 prisoners

Georgian President pardons almost 100 prisoners

Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili has signed a decree pardoning 95 prison inmates," the chairman of the presidential commission for pardons, Zviad Koridze, said. Koridze clarified that the …