Georgian, Czech speakers briefed for media after meeting
Georgian Parliament Speaker Davit Bakradze hosted the speaker of the Senate of the Czech Parliament Milan Štěch today. The two speakers discussed enhancement t of bilateral relations, intensification of economic ties and prospects of Czech investments in Georgia.
`With this country we have very close friendly relation and we always enjoyed support and do so today in all important issues for us. The Czech Senate was one of the first legislative governments of Europe, which adopted a very strong resolution on the support to Georgia in the days of Russian aggression in 2008. Today, we discussed very many important issues, support to Georgia in the process of integration into the EU and the NATO. Czech Republic is traditionally our supporter country,` Davit Bakradze said.
In his turn, Milan Štěch mentioned the upcoming summit of NATO in Chicago and hoped the Alliance member states would have a firm position regarding Georgia`s integration into NATO. The Czech speaker reaffirmed the support of his country to Georgia`s integration into west European structures.
Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Garibashvili met with American Senator Roy Blunt yesterday within the framework of his working visit to the US. At the introductory meeting, the parties discussed the issues of strengthening of bilateral relationship between Georgia and the USA and future cooperation.
It took five hours to law enforcers to introduce the charges to lawyer Giorgi Oniani, who was arrested two days ago in his apartment. The procedure took place in the Moduli office of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.
February 25th is one of the most tragic days in the history of Georgia - the invasion of Georgia by the Red Army in 1921. National flags have been half lowered at the state buildings throughout the country.
Lawyer Giorgi Oniani has been transferred to the police insulator after the doctors of the Chapidze Hospital of Cardiology concluded that the patient was healthy. Giorgi Oniani, who is the attorney of another defendant ex-official, Bacho Akhalaia, was arrested in his place by the police last night.
A driver of the crane died in the accident, which occurred on N34a Kazbegi Avenue. The crane standing at a construction, fell down on four vehicles. Eyewitnesses say the crane driver fell down from about 45 meters of height. The driver was hospitalized, but the doctors failed to save him.
EU Ambassador to Georgia Phillip Dimitrov has commented on the detention of Giorgi Oniani, the attorney of the ex-minister of defense Bacho Akhalaia. Dimitrov says that the detention of any opposition figure raises doubts when it happens before elections.
United National Movement has assessed the detention of Giorgi Oniani, the attorney of ex-minister of defense Bacho Akhalaia. The opposition party says the detention has political motivations, because after failing to prove...