About: Irakli? Garibashvili

Europe's East 07-07-2021

Thousands rally in Georgia to protest anti-LGBTQ violence

Thousands rallied Tuesday (6 July) in the Georgian capital Tbilisi to denounce attacks on the LGBTQ community that shocked the Caucasus nation and forced activists to cancel a planned Pride march.
Eastern Europe 14-06-2021

Georgian mediation obtains the release of 15 Armenian POWs by Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan on Saturday (12 June) released to Armenia 15 prisoners of war captured last year during hostilities over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region, under a deal mediated by Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili and saluted by the US and the EU.
Eastern Europe 21-04-2021

Michel’s mediation in Georgia revealed

European Council President Charles Michel "took risks" during his recent visit to Georgia, and some in Brussels thought his actions were "mad", according to an EU official familiar with the latest diplomatic action meant to reassert the EU's 'soft power'.
Armenia 22-07-2015

Tusk tour focuses on frozen conflicts

Council President Donald Tusk's trip to the South Caucasus has largely focused on the 'frozen conflicts' in Nagorno-Karabakh, Abkhazia and South Ossetia.
Europe's East 18-11-2014

Georgian PM reassures EU, NATO of his country’s orientation

Georgia's prime minister Irakli Garibashvili told the European Union and NATO yesterday (17 November) that his country remained firmly committed to integration with both organisations after his dismissal of a pro-Western minister caused a political crisis.
Europe's East 14-11-2014

Georgian opposition: Jailing political opponents leads to Putin

Giga Bokeria, of the Georgian opposition United National Movement (UNM), warned in the European Parliament yesterday (13 November), that intensifying political persecution in his country was favouring Russia, which already illegally occupies part of his country.
Petro Poroshenko
Global Europe 27-06-2014

East Ukraine crisis eclipses celebration of EU pacts

The leaders of Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia, together with their EU counterparts, signed landmark Association Agreements today (27 June). Not long after, EU leaders returned to the issue of the crisis in Eastern Ukraine, warning Russia that if de-escalation is not achieved by 30 June, new sanctions against Moscow would be adopted, possibly by another emergency summit.
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Europe's East 22-05-2014

EU ‘committed’ to early signing of association agreement with Georgia

European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso met Georgia's Prime Minister Irakli? Garibashvili on Wednesday in Brussels to discuss the EU-Georgia Association Agreement. Brussels and Tbilisi are due to sign a free trade agreement on June 27th.