Georgia and UK

Georgian editions to be displayed at London Book Fair

Georgian editions to be displayed at London Book Fair

A Georgian national stand with up to 200 new book editions, the latest foreign language translations, and catalogues of Georgian publishers will be showcased next month at London Book Fair.  Literature enthusiasts will also be able …

British ship HMS ECHO enters Batumi

British ship HMS ECHO enters Batumi

The Royal Navy survey ship HMS Echo arrived in Georgia’s Black Sea port of Batumi today. The British Embassy to Georgia said the ship's visit further demonstrates “the ongoing strong and vibrant cooperation” …

Georgia hands over convict Jack Shepherd to British police

Georgia hands over convict Jack Shepherd to British police

Georgian escort officers handed over British convict Jack Shepherd, convicted of manslaughter by gross negligence, to the British police at the Tbilisi International Airport, the Georgian Special Penitentiary Service reported. Two …

 Man wanted in UK arrested in Georgia

Man wanted in UK arrested in Georgia

A fugitive who was convicted of killing a woman in a speedboat crash on the Thames has been arrested in Georgia. Jack Shepherd, 31, was sentenced in his absence to a six-year jail term for the manslaughter by gross negligence of …

UK offers £5.5m for democracy development in Georgia

UK offers £5.5m for democracy development in Georgia

The United Kingdom will offer £5.5 million to support the sustainable development of democracy in Georgia. The news was announced in the House of Lords of the United Kingdom today where issues related to Georgia’s …

Boris Johnson plans to visit Tbilisi

Boris Johnson plans to visit Tbilisi

The United Kingdom’s Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Boris Johnson, speaking with Georgian Foreign Minister Mikheil Janelidze in London, said that he wants to visit Georgia. …

Mark Pritchard appointed UK trade representative to Georgia

Mark Pritchard appointed UK trade representative to Georgia

The United Kingdom has appointed a trade representative to Georgia in order to strengthen economic links and boost trade between the two countries. Mark Pritchard will be the first trade representative of the UK to …

Elton John to perform in Tbilisi

Elton John to perform in Tbilisi

English singer Elton John is coming to Georgia this September to perform a grand concert at the Black Sea Arena. Elton John will perform his world famous hits in Tbilisi on the night of September 16. This will be his …

Georgian leaders condemn Manchester attack

Georgian leaders condemn Manchester attack

Georgian leaders are offering their condolences to the Great Britain after 22 people were killed and 59 injured in a suspected terrorist attack at Manchester Arena. Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili released …

Mikhail Baskhanov: London mostly interested in Azerbaijan

Mikhail Baskhanov: London mostly interested in Azerbaijan

Among the South Caucasus countries, the United Kingdom is mostly interested in Azerbaijan in terms of developing economic and political relations, Doctor of History, Member of the UK's Royal Society for Asian Affairs, Mikhail …

 Tbilisi condemns London terrorist attack

Tbilisi condemns London terrorist attack

Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili said he is deeply outraged by the terrorist attack in the centre of London late yesterday. Condemning all forms of terrorism he said Georgia stands in solidarity with the UK. …

Georgia and UK discuss trade and economic cooperation

Georgia and UK discuss trade and economic cooperation

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, Giorgi Kvirikashvili, met with the UK Minister for Trade and Investment, Francis Maude, in London. The sides discussed bilateral trade and economic relations …

Tony Blair visits Georgia

Tony Blair visits Georgia

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair visited Tbilisi to meet with Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Garibashvili. The main topic of the meeting was situation in the world and region, the press …