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Friday, December 9, 2016, #243 (3777)

Precondition removed for Georgia-EU visa waiver

The European Parliament and the Council of Europe have agreed on the Suspension Mechanism, which was a key precondition for Georgia and Ukraine to be granted visa liberalisation in the EU’s Schengen Zone. (more)

Ukraine initiates Georgia’s territorial problems at UN

Georgia’s Foreign Minister, Mikheil Janelidze, thanked Ukrainian delegation for initiating a discussion on Georgia’s territorial problems at the United Nations (UN) Security Council on December 6. (more)

PM dismisses controversy over planned amendments


Gov’t to finance cancer treatment


The News in Brief

"European Council releases information about suspension mechanism" (more)

Opinion & Analysis

Cut in administrative expenses threat to unemployment

The Government of Georgia, which has already announced an increase on tobacco, imported cars, oil products and gambling taxes, has also said it will reduce administrative expenses. (more)

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