Leader of the Georgian Dream political coalition Bidzina Ivanishvili says he cooperates with Nino Burjanadze - the leader of the Democratic Front. Ivanishvili, whose allies have been so far denying any kind of cooperation with Burjanadze, told newspaper Kronika today that he is now openly cooperating with Burjanadze, who was also denying so far that she would have political cooperation with Ivanishvili. In today`s interview, Ivanishvili says: `I have never had antipathy towards Nino Burjanadze, neither did I have negative attitude towards her personally and in general, I try to high my negative opinions...I have expressed my opinion about Burjanadze many times and it is good that we are cooperating today, we are cooperating practically,` Ivanishvili said in the interview, adding he planned to cooperate with several other opposition parties too.
A 27 year-old Lasha Makharadze was killed last night. The murder occurred on Abashidze Street. People say they heard the sound of shooting from a gun fire, after which they saw a black jeep driving very fast from the place of the incident.
A day before the opening of the NATO Summit in Wales, the President of Georgia will meet the NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen in London. Earlier, the meeting with the leadership of the EBRD is also on the agenda.
The parliament of Georgia plans to discuss a draft resolution on the situation in Ukraine. The text of the resolution is ready and as the majority MPs say, the Russian aggression is mentioned in it. Reportedly, the draft resolution will be published later today.
Russia plans to alter its military strategy - deputy secretary of Russia Security Council Mikheil Popov has said. Popov defined that the developments in Ukraine and NATO`s presence in Eastern Europe, as well as its anti-missile defence plan makes Russia change the military doctrine and make it more precise.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has slammed the NATO Secretary General for his statements made on Ukraine`s crisis. Lavrov says that the statements made by Rasmussen on Ukraine`s crisis mostly exceed his competence.