Tbilisi Appeal Court releases statement on Ivanishvili`s case
Tbilisi Appeal Court has released a statement regarding the ruling taken on the appeal of Bidzina Ivanishvili, the leader of the Georgian Dream Coalition, who is seeking his double citizenship. In the statement, the court defines the reasons of the decision, which left the ruling of the Tbilisi City Court in force and did not satisfy the appeal. The statement says hat the Appeal Chamber approved the explanations of the first instance court that the grounds determined by the article N32 of Georgia`s organic law on Georgian Citizenship refers equally on those persons, who are the citizens of Georgia and those foreign citizens, who have been granted the citizenship of Georgia on the grounds of the exception rule.
The European Union has published the report on Georgia, which reviews the progress of the country in its European Neighborhood Policy in 2013. The document has been prepared by the European Commission and each says that in 2013 and in the beginning of 2014...
The approach of the international society towards the Russian aggression in Ukraine and other states of former Soviet space was criticized at the meeting held in U.S. Congress in Washington. The meeting was organized by the U.S. Catholic University.
The United National Movement accuses the government of Georgia of pressure prior to the upcoming self-government elections in Georgia. Mamuka Akhvlediani was interrogated at the Investigation Service of the Ministry of Finance for ten hours yesterday.
Former president of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili has refused to give testimony to the investigation conducted by Georgian chief prosecutor`s office via internet after he ignored the notice on interrogation.
Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Gharibashvili has rejected the initiative of the United National Movement to set up a confidence group on the investigation of the death of prime minister Zurab Zhvania.