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Georgia's UNM to sign EU-mediated agreement

Georgia's UNM to sign EU-mediated agreement

The United National Movement (UNM), the largest opposition party in Georgia, has decided to join the April 2021 EU-mediated agreement after more than four months of refusing to do so. The UNM’s decision comes on the …

Zelensky awards Georgian PM with order of merit

Zelensky awards Georgian PM with order of merit

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has awarded Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili the first degree order of merit during the Crimea Platform summit, the Georgian government administration announces. President Zelensky also …

Georgian Dream party leaves EU-mediated agreement

Georgian Dream party leaves EU-mediated agreement

The ruling Georgian Dream party has annulled its signatory status to the April 19 EU-mediated agreement which resolved a six-month political crisis in the country following the 2020 parliamentary elections and proposed large-scale …

Charles Michel heralds more EU involvement in the South Caucasus

Charles Michel heralds more EU involvement in the South Caucasus

European Council President Charles Michel will attend a regional summit in the Georgian Black Sea city of Batumi on Monday (19 July), after a weekend visit of Armenia and Azerbaijan, in what appears as an attempt to keep the region closer to …

European Council President pays visit to Georgia

European Council President pays visit to Georgia

European Council President Charles Michel has arrived at Batumi International Airport, located in Adjara, Georgia’s southwest region, according to 1TV. Charles Michel and the presidents Moldova and Ukraine Maia Sandu and …

Saakashvili's party enters Georgian parliament

Saakashvili's party enters Georgian parliament

Members of the United National Movement - Strength in Unity parliamentary faction will start their work in the parliament today. The faction will be represented in the parliament by 32 deputies led by Khatia Dekanoidze. Her …

EU summit welcomes COVID certificate to unlock travel

EU summit welcomes COVID certificate to unlock travel

EU leaders on Tuesday welcomed the introduction of a bloc-wide COVID-19 pass that they hope will unlock a tourist surge this summer. The 27 member states want the EU Digital Covid Certificate, to be launched July 1, to turn the page on …

Georgia's imprisoned opposition leader Melia ready to post bail

Georgia's imprisoned opposition leader Melia ready to post bail

Imprisoned head of Georgia's United National Movement opposition party Nika Melia is ready to post bail and leave prison if parliament will not register the amnesty bill for convictions stemming from the June 2019 protests in Tbilisi, …

EU ready to engage with Turkey to enhance cooperation

EU ready to engage with Turkey to enhance cooperation

The EU is ready to engage with Turkey in a "phased, proportionate, reversible manner," to enhance cooperation in areas of common interest, according to a European Council conclusion adopted by EU leaders on Thursday. They met …

EU leaders invited to discuss vaccines at virtual summit

EU leaders invited to discuss vaccines at virtual summit

European Council President Charles Michel invited EU heads of state and government to a virtual summit on March 25-26, to discuss coronavirus vaccines as well as economic and digital policy, and to briefly touch on relations with Russia and …