Georgia and Germany

page 2

65 Georgian citizens deported from Germany

65 Georgian citizens deported from Germany

65 Georgian citizens have been deported from Germany. According to German media, the Georgian citizens were seeking asylum in Saxony, a landlocked federal state of Germany, but their applications had been rejected, 1tv.ge reports. …

Merkel says Georgia is safe country

Merkel says Georgia is safe country

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she is in favor of classifying Georgia as a safe country of origin, a move that would make it tougher for asylum seekers to be recognized as refugees in Germany. Ever since a …

Merkel's first stop in Caucasus: Tbilisi

Merkel's first stop in Caucasus: Tbilisi

Tbilisi is expecting German Chancellor Angela Merkel's first visit to Georgia. The German Chancellor will arrive in Tbilisi today at 15:30 local time. She will be met at the Shota Rustaveli Tbilisi International …

Merkel starts official visit to Georgia

Merkel starts official visit to Georgia

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will arrive in Tbilisi today at 15:30 local time (14:30 MSK) as part of her South Caucasus tour.   Georgia's Foreign Minister David Zalkaliani and the …

Bakhtadze: Merkel's visit very important for Georgia

Bakhtadze: Merkel's visit very important for Georgia

Georgia's Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze, speaking before the cabinet meeting, confirmed that German Chancellor Angela Merkel will visit Georgia on August 23. "This very important visit …

Angela Merkel to visit Azerbaijan

Angela Merkel to visit Azerbaijan

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will pay a visit to Azerbaijan on August 25. As part of her trip to the South Caucasus, Merkel will visit Tbilisi, Yerevan and Baku on August 23, 24 and 25, …

Merkel may visit Georgia in August - media

Merkel may visit Georgia in August - media

German Chancellor Angela Merkel may visit Georgia in the second half of August, Georgia's First Channel reports with reference to its sources. The Chancellor's office has not confirmed or denied this …

Georgians detained in Dresden for breach of peace

Georgians detained in Dresden for breach of peace

Two police officers and a security guard were injured when around 50 refugees attacked police after they attempted to stop a fight at a migrant reception center in Dresden, authorities said. Police were called after security guards …

Georgia to receive 250 million euros for reforms

Georgia to receive 250 million euros for reforms

Germany plans to allocate more than 250 million euros for energy, infrastructure and communal reforms in Georgia, the country's Finance Ministry said. The framework agreement on financial cooperation between the governments of …

Germany may put Georgia and Armenia on safe country list

Germany may put Georgia and Armenia on safe country list

Georgia and Armenia could be added to Germany's list of countries where would-be asylum seekers are presumed safe, German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer told Deutsche Welle. The representative of the Ministry …

 Berlin Wall monument placed in Tbilisi

Berlin Wall monument placed in Tbilisi

A piece from the Berlin Wall has been installed at Europe Square in Tbilisi yesterday as a symbol of Georgian-German friendship. "This wonderful place will remind us that all walls of evil will break one day," Georgian …

German development bank offers €1.65m to Georgia

German development bank offers €1.65m to Georgia

The German government-owned development bank (KfW) is offering grant worth €1,650,000 to improve tourism and utility infrastructure in two regions of Georgia, Agenda.ge reported. The grant agreement has already been signed and soon …

German Defence Minister to visit Tbilisi

German Defence Minister to visit Tbilisi

German Minister of Defence Ursula von der Leyen will visit Tbilisi on October 5 upon the invitation by her Georgian counterpart Levan Izoria, the German Embassy in Tbilisi says. After a reception with military honours …

Merkel meets with Georgian PM

Merkel meets with Georgian PM

German Chancellor Angela Merkel met with Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili in Berlin today. The parties focused on the dynamic of Georgian-German cooperation in politics and economy, …