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Wednesday, June 29, 2016, #126 (3660)

Controversial decision

Georgia’s Minister of Defence has been criticized by the Government, the President and opposition representatives as she publicly signed a document ending compulsory military conscription from 2017. (more)

Georgia signs free trade agreement with EFTA

Two years after signing the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (DCFTA) with the EU, Georgia has signed the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with European Free Trade Association (EFTA) that encompasses Switzerland, Lichtenstein, Norway and Iceland. (more)

Russia does not feel responsible for murder of Georgian man on Abkhaz border


President re-nominates his candidates for Supreme Court


The News in Brief

"Research says 22.4% would vote for Georgian Dream and 21.7% for the United National Movement party" (more)

Opinion & Analysis

Relations between Georgian and Russian diplomats important

“Relations between Georgian and Russian diplomats are important,” President Giorgi Margvelashvili said in response to a question about a possible meeting between the Russian and Georgian Ministers of Foreign Affairs. (more)

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