About Civil.ge
Eng | Geo | Rus
Last updated: 14:50 - 5 Jul.'15
 
RSS
Mobile
Twitter
Facebook
Foreign Minister Zourabichvili Sacked
/ 19 Oct.'05 / 22:04
Civil Georgia

Prime Minister Zurab Nogaideli announced late on October 19 that he dismissed Foreign Minister Salome Zourabichvili. The Prime Minister said that the President and government has not yet decided who will replace Zourabichvili.

“We, including me and the President, had consultations regarding this issue today, all through the day. We have a very successful foreign policy course and this is thanks to the President, the government and our political team. Despite this fact, yesterday, the Parliament voiced very serious discontent regarding the leader of the Foreign Ministry, involving violations persisting in the Ministry. These discontents also involved giving preferences to relatives in staff policy, also a failure to fully implement some very important initiatives; also disrespect towards the Parliament and disrespect towards the democratic process, which of course, is inadmissible,” Nogaideli said at a news conference.

“Moreover, this evening the Foreign Minister continued to maintain an absolutely unacceptable tone in respect of the Parliament. As a result of today’s consultations, I have decided to dismiss the Foreign Minister,” Nogaideli added.

He also said that the country’s leadership “has not yet started consultations” about the new Foreign Minister’s nomination.

Latest News
05 Jul.'15 14:50
Dead Body of Tiger, Missing from Zoo Since Deadly Flood, Found
It’s the last wild animal, which was remaining unaccounted for since the flood, zoo director said.
04 Jul.'15 15:48
Parliament Passes Interior Ministry Reform Bill
Package of bills, passed with second reading, would decouple security agencies from the Interior Ministry.
03 Jul.'15 20:38
Increase of Compensation for Families of Fallen Police Officers Approved
Families of police officers killed in the line of duty will receive GEL 100,000 one-time payment.
03 Jul.'15 18:32
Georgia Reports 2.3m Visits by Foreign Citizens in H1’15
Number of tourists was down by 1.9% y/y to 853,605 in the first six months of this year.
03 Jul.'15 15:12
After Winning Case at ECHR, Georgia Asks Russia to Pay EUR 70.3m
The case stems from deportation of Georgian nationals from Russia in 2006.
03 Jul.'15 11:46
Annual Inflation 4.5% in June
On monthly basis inflation was just 0.02% in June.
02 Jul.'15 23:48
Turkmenistan’s President Visits Georgia, Discusses Gas Transit Project
President Berdymukhamedov is paying his first official visit to Georgia on July 2-3.
02 Jul.'15 14:14
At Geneva Talks Russia Says Georgia’s NATO Integration Poses Security Threat to Region
32nd round of Geneva international discussions, launched after August 2008 war, was held on July 1.
01 Jul.'15 18:31
C.Bank Increases Key Rate to 5.5%
It projected gradual increase of the rate to 6.5% by the end of the year.
01 Jul.'15 16:36
Deputy Finance Minister Comments on Greek Debt Crisis Affect on Georgia
Greece is the second largest source of remittances to Georgia.

About Civil Georgia
Civil.Ge © 2001-2013, Daily News Online
Registered office: 2 Dolidze Str, 4-th Floor.
63