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Tuesday, October 13, 2015, #199 (3477)

Tbilisi Mayor says he does not intend to leave his post

“I am not going to resign because the opposition demands it; I was chosen by the people and it is not up to the opposition whether the Mayor is effective or ineffective,” stated the Mayor of Tbilisi, Davit Narmania, in his exclusive interview to the newspaper Kviris Palitra. (more)

Opposition says PM’s Azerbaijani visit was due to gas supply issues

Amid speculation concerning the replacement of Azeri gas with a Russian supply in Georgia, Georgia’s Prime Minister paid a visit to Azerbaijan and met with the Azeri leader, Prezident Ilham Alyev. (more)

No NATO MAP soon, Deputy Foreign Minister says


The Hague International Court’s Prosecutor plans to investigate Russian-Georgian war of 2008


The News in Brief

"PACE Monitors to Visit Georgia" (more)

Opinion & Analysis

The Mountains are Neutral

The recent death of another Georgian soldier in Afghanistan will doubtless cause some to wonder (perhaps not for the first time) what Georgian troops have been fighting and dying for since the previous government committed more military forces to the ISAF [International Security Assistance Forces] mission in 2009. (more)

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