About Civil.ge
Eng | Geo | Rus
Last updated: 02:34 - 19 Apr.'14
 
RSS
Mobile
Twitter
Facebook
Two Deputy Foreign Ministers Retain Posts
Civil Georgia, Tbilisi / 10 Dec.'08 / 11:50

Georgian Deputy Foreign Ministers Giga Bokeria and Nino Kalandadze will retain their positions, newly appointed Foreign Minister Grigol Vashadze said on December 10 after being presented to the Ministry staff.

“Mr. Giga Bokeria gave me honor and agreed to stay on his position. It was my request,” Vashadze told reporters.

He also said that Davit Jalagonia, who served as the head of the Ministry’s Euro-Integration Department, would become a new deputy foreign minister in charge of Euro-Integration issues.

Vashadze called on the Foreign Ministry staff to work twenty-four-hours, since “the war is not over.”

“This aggression is not over and we still face those threats, which we faced in August,” Vashadze said.

He also stressed that Georgia’s policy towards Russia would remain unchanged.

“Our policy always was well-thought and respectful towards Russia,” he added.

Vashadze was appointed as the deputy foreign minister in February. He was in charge of relations with Russia. As a result of staff changes in November, he became minister of culture. He retained this position until this new appointment.

 

Latest News
19 Apr.'14 02:34
Georgian, Russian Diplomats Hold Phone Conversation
Karasin spoke with Abashidze by phone a day after the two diplomats met in Prague.
18 Apr.'14 15:36
Georgia in European Parliament's Resolution on Ukraine
It said that Georgia, like any other European state, has a European perspective.
18 Apr.'14 03:41
Anti-Discrimination Bill Passed with First Reading
The bill is criticized by human rights organizations and Orthodox groups, but for different reasons.
17 Apr.'14 23:42
Facing Public TV Board Law Woes, Parliament Elects Three More Members
GD votes down two candidates for board membership, picked by UNM parliamentary minority group.
17 Apr.'14 19:54
Court of Appeals Upholds Acquittal of Akhalaia
Former defense and interior minister, Bacho Akhalaia, remains in pretrial detention since Nov.2012.
16 Apr.'14 22:47
Meeting of Georgian, Russian Diplomats in Prague
Abashidze said Karasin told him Moscow has no intention to exert pressure on Georgia over AA.
16 Apr.'14 19:20
Georgian TV Crew, Detained at S.Ossetian Administrative Border, Released
Three members of the TV3 crew were released a day after being detained by the Russian border guards.
16 Apr.'14 15:21
Prosecutors Called to Speed Up Probe into Attack on UNM MP Tsiklauri
UNM may request parliamentary probe if the case is not solved by law enforcement agencies.
16 Apr.'14 12:31
Russian MFA on Detention of Georgian TV Crew at S.Ossetian Administrative Border
It said TV crew “demonstratively” crossed into S.Ossetia, which was a “provocation.”
15 Apr.'14 20:52
Georgian TV Crew Detained at S.Ossetia Administrative Border
Tskhinvali said three members of Tbilisi-based TV crew were detained for “violating border”.

About Civil Georgia
Civil.Ge © 2001-2013, Daily News Online
Registered office: 2 Dolidze Str, 4-th Floor.
54