May 26, the Independence Day of Georgia was marked in Rome, Italy on Saturday. Representatives of the Georgian Diaspora assembled at the meeting organized by the Georgian Embassy. Representatives of the Italian authorities were invited to the event. The guests said the two countries have been enjoying diplomatic relations for 20 years yet.
It was also reported that direct flights have been planned to be performed between Rome and Tbilisi.
The Independence Day of Georgia was also marked in Kiev, Ukraine yesterday. National folk ensembles took part in the concert supported by the Georgian Embassy. Singers from Tbilisi especially arrived in Tbilisi to participate in the concert.
Georgia`s ambassador to Ukraine Grigol Katamadze and Ukraine`s Culture and Sports Minister attended the concert.
A few days before the summit in Wales, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen mentioned Georgia when briefing about the Alliance plans for the future. He reiterated that Georgia would receive a new package at the Summit in Wales, which would bring the country closer to the Alliance.
`Georgia was punished for its free choice", - the President of Georgia announced at the international forum of leaders - The forum entitled `Building a Modern State in 21st Century - Georgia`. The forum was opened by President Margvelashvili.
The Georgian Prime Minister will chair the delegation of Georgia at the UN 69th session, instead of President Margvelashvili - deputy foreign minister of Georgia, Davit Zalkaliani stated at today`s briefing.
A 29 year-old man was killed in Marneuli town last night. The incident occurred on Gamsakhurdia Street. The killer inflicted a fatal injury with a knife to the man`s breast. The suspect has been identified and he is now wanted by the police. The criminal case has been filed with the charges of premeditated murder.
The politicians have made different assessments of the reports on possible decision of the prosecutor`s office to declare former president Mikheil Saakashvili internationally wanted. Foreign Minister Maia Panjikidze says this process will in no way affect Georgia`s relations with partners and any legal decision taken by the prosecutor`s office...
The fact of the argument that occurred in the Mestia Police Department last night has not been officially confirmed by the Press Service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs today. However, one of the police officers...
Most of the essential parts of the EU Association Agreement with Georgia temporarily enter into force from today. According to the terms and conditions of the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (DCFTA), all Georgian made products will be freed of the customs fee when exported to EU market...