About Civil.ge
Eng | Geo | Rus
Last updated: 20:35 - 23 Jul.'14
 
RSS
Mobile
Twitter
Facebook
EU Hails Tbilisi's Non-Use of Force Pledge
Civil Georgia, Tbilisi / 26 Nov.'10 / 11:14

EU foreign policy chief, Catherine Ashton, welcomed Georgia’s non-use of force commitment announced by President Saakashvili in his speech to the European Parliament on November 23.

“I see it as a constructive step and positive contribution to ongoing efforts towards a peaceful and lasting solution to the conflict,” Ashton said in a statement on November 25.
 
“In this regard, I underline the importance of the Geneva International Discussions, where the issue of non-use of force is at the centre of the agenda.”

“We are looking forward to further steps, as announced by President Saakashvili in his speech, and stand ready to continue the active engagement of the EU in the conflict resolution efforts in Georgia,” she said.

Saakashvili said in his speech, that he would send a relevant letter of Georgia’s non-use of force pledge to the UN Secretary General, OSCE Secretary General and EU leaders.

French Foreign Minister, Michele Alliot-Marie, also welcomed the Georgian President’s statement and called on all the parties into the Geneva talks to accept this “strong gesture” of peace and to respond with release of all the remaining detained persons and with allowing EU monitors to access breakaway Abkhazia and South Ossetia.

Latest News
23 Jul.'14 20:35
Bill Cutting Maximum Term of Administrative Detention Passed with First Reading
The bill also tightens detention procedures and broadens detainees’ rights.
23 Jul.'14 14:00
Nominee for Culture Minister Named
Eastern Promotion’s co-founder and chief executive named for the post.
23 Jul.'14 12:34
CEC Summarizes Runoff Local Elections Results
Mayors and gamgebelis elected in runoffs will take office from August 2.
23 Jul.'14 11:08
Georgian Parliamentary Chairman Visits Israel
Usupashvili will meet his Israeli counterpart and other senior Knesset members during a one-day visit.
22 Jul.'14 18:19
PM Names Several Ministerial Candidates
Consultations are still ongoing on nominee for culture minister.
21 Jul.'14 18:30
President Comments on Cabinet Reshuffle
Margvelashvili said he will have to delay his first ever NSC session.
21 Jul.'14 11:24
PM Announces Cabinet Reshuffle
Reshuffle affects seven ministers with two of them switch posts, five others lose seat in the cabinet.
20 Jul.'14 23:54
Kitsmarishvili Buried as Death Probe Continues
“Kitsmarishvili and suicide – completely incompatible,” Saakashvili said.
19 Jul.'14 11:38
U.S. Ambassador Calls on Georgia to Focus on Future
“Challenges of the moment call for all of Georgia's energies to be focused on the future,” he said.
18 Jul.'14 21:41
EU Commissioner Addresses Georgian Parliament
Füle says ratification of the Association Agreement is “momentous step” in Georgia’s history.

About Civil Georgia
Civil.Ge © 2001-2013, Daily News Online
Registered office: 2 Dolidze Str, 4-th Floor.
58