About Civil.ge
Eng | Geo | Rus
Last updated: 17:25 - 8 Dec.'16
RSS
Mobile
Twitter
Facebook
Deputy Foreign Minister Resigns
Civil Georgia, Tbilisi / 22 Jan.'13 / 15:08

Deputy Foreign Minister, Nikoloz Vashakidze, has quit the post citing disagreement with “current foreign policy course and style.”

“Reason behind my decision was incompatibility with the current foreign policy course and style. I can’t say more than that at this stage. That’s a matter of serious conversation so I limit myself with only these [remarks],” Vashakidze told Georgian news agency InterPressNews on January 22.

A Foreign Ministry spokesperson said that Foreign Minister Maia Panjikidze offered Vashakidze to continue working in diplomatic service as considers him to be a professional, but Vashakidze declined.

Vashakidze held first deputy foreign minister’s post under the previous leadership of the ministry before the new government came into office. After the change of government Vashakidze retained one of the deputy minister's post and also became Georgia’s chief negotiator in Geneva talks.

The Foreign Ministry has yet to decide who will replace Vashakidze on the deputy minister’s post.

Latest News
08 Dec.'16 17:25
Tbilisi Welcomes Decision on Visa Suspension Mechanism
"Georgia is very close to its final goal,” the Georgian Foreign Ministry said.
08 Dec.'16 16:08
Georgian FM to Participate in OSCE Ministerial Council
OSCE foreign ministers will gather at the Ministerial Council in Hamburg on December 8-9.
08 Dec.'16 15:03
LIBE Committee Approves New Rules of Suspension Mechanism
Decision on this issue will pave the way for granting visa-free regime to Georgia and Ukraine.
07 Dec.'16 18:34
Georgian FM Hails Raising Georgia’s Issue at UN Security Council
Permanent Mission of Georgia to the United Nations thanked Ukraine for initiating discussion on Georgia.
07 Dec.'16 12:46
Georgian President Visits France
Margvelashviil will participate in the 4th Open Government Partnership Global Summit.
06 Dec.'16 18:34
U.S., Georgia Sign Framework Agreement on Security Cooperation
The document outlines key tasks of cooperation for 2016-2019.
06 Dec.'16 15:16
U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Visits Georgia
Bilateral defense and security cooperation “moves to a new stage,” the Georgian PM’s office said.
06 Dec.'16 13:10
Georgian Foreign Minister Visits Brussels
Janelidze will take part in the Resolute Support Mission meeting on Wednesday.
05 Dec.'16 18:27
Head of Adjara’s Local Government Approved
The newly elected Supreme Council of Adjara re-confirmed Zurab Pataradze on this post.
05 Dec.'16 18:00
Revised Draft of 2017 State Budget
The government projects 4% economic growth next year, according to the revised draft.

About Civil Georgia
Civil.Ge © 2001-2016, Daily News Online
Registered office: 2 Dolidze Str, 4-th Floor.
50