Irakli Kobakhidze

Opposition tries to drag Georgia into conflict in Ukraine

Opposition tries to drag Georgia into conflict in Ukraine

Georgian anti-government forces are doing everything possible to draw the country into what is happening in Ukraine, said Irakli Kobakhidze, chairman of the ruling party Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia. He reminded that the US and …

Georgia's ruling party to establish women's organisation

Georgia's ruling party to establish women's organisation

The ruling Georgian Dream (GD) party is going to establish an organisation for women in order to promote women's participation in politics, GD Head Irakli Kobakhidze announced. Kobakhidze said the organisation will assist the women …

Georgia's ruling party seeks coalition partners

Georgia's ruling party seeks coalition partners

The ruling party "Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia" is negotiating to form a majority in deliberative bodies (sakrebulo). This was announced by the leader of the party Irakli Kobakhidze. "Our party has a majority in …

Georgian Dream claims victory in most cities

Georgian Dream claims victory in most cities

The candidates from the ruling Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia party, according to its data, gain a landslide victory in the local elections in 18 out of 20 municipalities, the party chairman, Irakli Kobakhidze, said. "The …

Georgian Dream suspects Saakashvili to feign poor health

Georgian Dream suspects Saakashvili to feign poor health

The chairman of the Georgian Dream party, Irakli Kobakhidze said that the currently starving president of Georgia, Mikhail Saakashvili, intends to feign the deterioration of his health. "We have information that today, when …

Georgia's ruling party head: Saakashvili is a ‘clown’

Georgia's ruling party head: Saakashvili is a ‘clown’

Head of the ruling Georgian Dream (GD) party Irakli Kobakhidze says that Georgian ex-president Mikheil Saakashvili’s recently released video allegedly from the Georgian city of Batumi is a fake and that Saakashvili is a …

Georgian ruling party head: no early elections on agenda

Georgian ruling party head: no early elections on agenda

Head of the ruling Georgian Dream party Irakli Kobakhidze has stated that ‘no elections will take place until the one scheduled in 2024.’  According to the EU-mediated agreement which was signed by the ruling party and …

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 …

Georgian Dream ready for compromise with opposition

Georgian Dream ready for compromise with opposition

Head of the ruling Georgian Dream party Irakli Kobakhidze, who is now holding meetings in the U.S, has stated that the party is ready to take ‘concrete steps to make an agreement’ with opposition parties which have been demanding …

Joint meeting with Georgian ruling party and opposition held

Joint meeting with Georgian ruling party and opposition held

Christian Danielsson, who is leading the EU-backed mediation effort in Georgia, has held the first joint meetings with the ruling Georgian Dream party and opposition amid the current political tension. Although the parties did not again …

Kobakhidze appointed head of Georgian Dream

Kobakhidze appointed head of Georgian Dream

Former speaker of the Georgian Parliament Irakli Kobakhidze was appointed as the new chairman of the ruling Georgian Dream party. The delegates to the party's political congress unanimously elected him to the post of chairman. 400 …

Georgian Dream to agree with opposition?

Georgian Dream to agree with opposition?

Secretary of the Georgian Dream party Irakli Kobakhidze believes that it is worth reaching an agreement with some part of the opposition and holding a consultation. "There is a resource for negotiations, since there is a …

Will Georgia find way out of political crisis?

Will Georgia find way out of political crisis?

Georgia's ruling Georgian Dream party and opposition politicians are holding a second round of negotiations at the United States Ambassador Kelly Degnan’s residence. The meeting, which started recently, is attended by …

Georgian Dream celebrates victory in parliamentary elections

Georgian Dream celebrates victory in parliamentary elections

According to preliminary results of the second round of parliamentary elections in Georgia, the Georgian Dream won in all single-mandate constituencies. As a result,  the party received 90 out of 150 parliamentary seats,” executive …