Discussion of Ivanishvili`s case postponed for June 21
The discussion of the case on granting Georgian citizenship to the leader of the opposition coalition Georgian Dream, Bidzina Ivanishvili, has been postponed for June 21st at the Tbilisi Appeals Court. The judge said the consideration of the case would be continued after the leader of the coalition presents sufficient evidence to the court. `the process has been delayed for five months, while the civil procedures legislation gives two month deadline to courts for discussing such cases, unless it is a specific case; but this is not a particularly difficult case,` Lawyer Shalva Tadumadze said. Another lawyer, Archil Kbilashvili says the Appeals Court would leave the ruling of the first instance court unchanged and therefore, they would appeal to the Supreme Court and only afterwards, to the European Court of Human Rights.
Georgian president Giorgi Margvelashvili arrived in the Adjara region to observe the disaster consequences at the side. Giorgi Margvelashvili visited the Kartsivadzes family in the village of Khala, whose house was seriously damaged by the landslide caused by the torrential rains and flood in Adjara on September 20-21st.
The Foreign Minister of Georgia holds multilateral and bilateral meetings in the United States. Maia Panjikidze has discussed cooperation with the representatives of the American Jewish Society, foreign ministers from Cyprus, East Timor and Eritrea.
Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Garibashvili delivered a speech at the United Nations General Assembly`s 29th Special Session `Implementation of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development`...
The United National Movement expresses its concerns about the growth of criminal and the control of the situation by convicts in Georgia`s prisons. MP Irma Nadirashvili introduced the statement of the party to media today.
Georgian wrestlers arranged a rally outside the Ministry of Sports today, where a presidium is held to decide whether the president of the Wrestling Federation will keep the office. The veteran and acting athletes threw eggs to Kurtanidze, who managed to enter the ministry building only with the help of the police.
Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Gharibashvili has left for New York to participate in the 69th session of the UN General Assembly and other events. Irakli Gharibashvili will deliver a speech at the Assembly on September 26th.