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Jan, 30, 2018 / 12:38
The U.S. has officially condemned Russia's anew increasing pressure on the occupied territories in Georgia. According to a press statement from the Department of State, “the United States’ position on Abkhazia and South Ossetia is unwavering: The United States fully supports Georgia’s territorial integrity within its internationally recognized borders.”
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Dec, 22, 2017 / 17:29
Integration into the European and Euroatlantic community, protection of human rights and expansion of the rule of law remain highest priorities for the work of the Georgian government, according to prime minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili.
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Nov, 30, 2017 / 12:56
Those, who attended the conference, will not take the statement by the Deputy Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Yi Xiaozhun, as a hyperbole: “What is emerging here, along the old Silk Road, will change the world and rearrange seemingly eternal structures.”
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Nov, 23, 2017 / 16:27
High expectations are part of the deal of the fifth summit of the European Union’s Eastern Partnership (EaP) approaching. After all, recent developments in the EU give the impression that Georgia might get yet another step closer to entering the union they have strived to be a part of for so long.
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Nov, 03, 2017 / 11:45
According to offical statistics, the population of Georgia amounts to some 3.7 million people.

Between January 2017 and September 2017, 860,000 people had officially been registered as visitors. According to this number, the country known to be particularly hospitable, welcomed tourists that roughly made up one fourth of its own population. This is especially interesting, as this statistic does not yet consider the winter tourism, which, until recently, was considered to be the main tourist season for Georgia.
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Oct, 25, 2017 / 17:15
Georgians voted for representative councils (Sakrebulo) and mayors of municipalities last Saturday. According to the preliminary results, the Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia is the winning party in all Georgian municipalities, except for the district of Tianeti. In general, international observers considered the elections fair and transparent.
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Oct, 18, 2017 / 11:08
The estonian diplomat Toivo Klaar has been appointed as new European Union Special Representative (EUSR) to the South Caucasus. He takes over the post of his German predecessor, Herbert Salber, who resigned after controverse statements in July.
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Oct, 11, 2017 / 15:31
The current Ambassador of Georgia to Germany, Lado Chanturia, has been appointed as a judge at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg.
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Oct, 10, 2017 / 15:05
With „One Belt One Road”, Xi Jinping, the Chinese General Secretary of the Communist Party, introduced a new initiative in 2013 – aiming to revive the ancient silk road. Back then, Georgia was not considered important along the lines of official maps. Four years later, things have changed fundamentally. Anyone speaking about the new silk road in China knows about Georgia’s whereabouts – and certainly understands the importance of Georgia to this epoch-making development.