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Ruling party says US “policy of blackmail, intimidation” “in contradiction” with strategic partnership
24 May 2024 - 17:17

The Political Council of the ruling Georgian Dream party on Friday said a “policy of blackmail and intimidation” by the United States authorities was “in contradiction to the strategic partnership” between the two countries, after the US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Thursday announced visa restrictions for “those responsible for undermining democracy” in Georgia.

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Civil society should play a constructive role in 2024 elections
Shalva Papuashvili
09 Feb 2024

Having successfully obtained the EU candidate country status, Georgia is now poised to engage in membership negotiations with the European Union. We are now working on new ‘9 steps’. And this is a challenging period for our future integration with the EU, because the process coincides with the parliamentary elections later this year. Therefore, we need to make a serious effort to secure our democracy.

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How did Georgia’s “Infinite Hospitality” arrive in Berlin?
Salome Tsereteli
19 Mar 2023

On March 4, I travelled from Tbilisi to Berlin, only to discover at the airport of the German capital that Georgia was still in front of me in the middle of Europe. The reason for this was the numerous advertising banners that positioned Georgia impressively with the messages of “Infinite hospitality - Georgia”, “Find Infinite Wonders”, “Meet Infinite Culture” and more. I quickly realised the Georgian adventure in Berlin was only beginning.

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Ambassador of Israel Ran Gidor: I simply can’t get enough of Georgia
Ran Gidor
05 Apr 2022

As I am approaching the end of my ambassadorial term in Georgia, it is time to take a small step back and try to absorb all the unforgettable personal and professional experiences of the past 2.5 years. Time has flown so incredibly fast and it’s impossible to believe that soon I’ll have to pack up once again and move on.

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My mission is over
It is time for me to say goodbye to Agenda.ge
Natalia Amaglobeli
13 Dec 2021

Today, December 13, 2021, English-language Georgian news platform Agenda.ge is marking its 8th birthday. I am retiring as the editor in chief of Agenda.ge at the end of December 2021. My mission and time as the head of Agenda.ge has come to its end. Starting January 1, 2022, I will no longer be the editor-in-chief.

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Ruling party official says country's “independence not for sale for any visa” in response to US Gov’t restrictions
24 May 2024

Mamuka Mdinaradze, the head of the ruling Georgian Dream party in the Parliament, on Friday said the country's “independence” was “not for sale for any visa”, after the United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Thursday announced visa restrictions for “those responsible for undermining democracy” in Georgia.

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Georgia’s Deputy Finance Minister emphasises “Euro-Atlantic course” over US financial aid
24 May 2024

Giorgi Kakauridze, the Deputy Finance Minister of Georgia, on Friday emphasised the importance of the country’s “Euro-Atlantic course” in comments after the United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Thursday announced visa restrictions for “those responsible for undermining democracy” in the country.

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Deputy Economy Minister highlights significance of strengthening transport cooperation with EU at int’l forum
24 May 2024

Georgian Deputy Economy Minister Guram Guramishvili emphasised the significance of strengthening cooperation with the European Union in transport while speaking at a ministerial meeting of the International Transport Forum held this week in Leipzig, Germany, the Ministry said on Friday.

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US Gov’t announces visa restrictions for “those undermining democracy” in Georgia
24 May 2024

The United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Thursday announced a new visa restriction policy for “those responsible for undermining democracy” in Georgia, including in connection with the law on transparency of foreign influence, adopted by the ruling Georgian Dream party, as well as a comprehensive review of the cooperation between the two countries.

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Georgia building “bridge to the future”, “gaining momentum” as country prepares to host ADB’s largest int’l event
Mariam Papidze
30 Apr 2024

Georgia is hosting the 57th annual meeting of the Asian Development Bank next month under the slogan “The Bridge to the Future”, to reflect its stance as a country with a long history of serving as a natural bridge between Europe and Asia. It is also set to host the major event with a status as a candidate for membership in the European Union, as the country aims to showcase its potential as a vital link between the two continents and encourage building bridges.

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Time Out: “The 16 most beautiful small towns in the world”
Ekaterine Bitskinashvili
10 Apr 2024

The Time Out magazine, a travel publication, has named Georgia’s northern highland town of Stepantsminda among its 16 “most beautiful small towns around the world to visit in one lifetime”.

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UEFA: “Georgia breakthrough built on years of development”
Ekaterine Bitskinashvili
28 Mar 2024

The Union of European Football Associations on Wednesday highlighted the Georgian national football team’s first-ever qualification for a major international tournament after the squad defeated Greece to book a spot at the 2024 European Championship.

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Times of India: “5 must-visit countries before they get crowded”
Ekaterine Bitskinashvili
31 Jan 2024

The Times of India, an English-language Indian daily newspaper and digital news media, is promoting Georgia and its capital of Tbilisi as a visitor destination.

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