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29 Mar. Wednesday
Russia Incensed by UNSC Discussion on Georgia
Russia’s UN Permanent Representative accused Tbilisi of harming the Geneva International Talks.
UN Security Council Holds Discussion on Georgia
United Nations Security Council held a closed door discussion on Abkhazia and South Ossetia.
PM Kvirikashvili Meets EU Leaders in Brussels
Georgian officials traveled to Athens and Brussels to celebrate the launch of the visa-free travel.
28 Mar. Tuesday
In Athens, PM Kvirikashvili Stresses Georgia’s European Roots
Georgian officials traveled to Athens to mark the launch of the visa waiver to the Schengen Zone.
EU, Georgian Officials Take to Twitter to Celebrate Georgia’s Visa-Free Travel
Georgian citizens no longer require a visa to travel to the Schengen Zone.
Visa Waiver Boosts Georgia’s European Ambitions
‘Our ambition is to make Georgia a full member of the European Union,’ Foreign Minister said.
Government Speaks on Safeguards against Visa-Waiver Abuse
Georgian border guards will start interviewing “in detail” all travelers heading to the Schengen countries.
Georgia Celebrates Visa Free Travel to EU
Georgian officials travel to Athens, Brussels to mark the launch of the visa-free travel to the Schengen Zone.
27 Mar. Monday
Runoff Parliamentary Vote in Breakaway Abkhazia
Independent candidates win 86 percent of Abkhaz parliamentary seats.
26 Mar. Sunday
Owners Willing to Hand Controlling Stakes to Rustavi 2 Staff
Much still unclear about a surprise deal.
UN Human Rights Council Demands “Immediate Access” to Abkhazia, South Ossetia
Resolution passed by 18 votes to 5 against. 24 abstained.
25 Mar. Saturday
Moscow Accuses Tbilisi of Wanting to ‘Sabotage’ Geneva Talks
Georgia’s ‘political show’ creates ‘confrontational atmosphere’ ahead of March 28-29 talks, Moscow says.
24 Mar. Friday
Interior Minister Pledges Closer Partnership with Brussels
Mghebrishvili reassures partners, as Georgians ready for visa-free travel.
Ukraine Denounces Abkhazia, S. Ossetia Polls
Ukraine supports Georgia’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, the country’s OSCE Ambassador said.
Georgia Denies Arms Transit Reports to Armenia
Georgian officials denied two separate reports on alleged arms transit to Armenia.
National Security Council Convenes over NATO, Abkhazia
NSC discussed Black Sea Security, Georgia-NATO relations and Security Strategy update.
23 Mar. Thursday
Foreign Minister Joins Ministerial Meeting against Terrorism
The Global Coalition meeting was hosted by the U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on March 22.
Alliance of Conservatives & Reformists in Europe on Rustavi 2 TV Dispute
ACRE ‘believes’ Georgia will continue to uphold media plurality and media freedom in the country.
Parliament Overrides Presidential Veto on Surveillance Bill
Lawmakers rejected presidential objections as ‘politically motivated.’
22 Mar. Wednesday
Georgia Hosts Parliament Speakers from Nordic-Baltic Region
Parliament speakers from the NB8 countries visited Georgia to support its Euro-Atlantic aspirations.
On Nowruz, Georgian Leaders Reach Out to Azerbaijani Co-Citizens
Giorgi Margvelashvili and Giorgi Kvirikashvili visited Marneuli for Nowruz festivities.
CoE Congress: Abkhazia, S. Ossetia Polls ‘Illegal’
Congress President Gudrun Mosler-Törnström issued a statement on March 21.
Australia Rejects Abkhazia, S. Ossetia Polls
Australia supports Georgia’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, the country’s UN Ambassador said.
Putin Meets South Ossetian Leader in Moscow
Leonid Tibilov and Vladimir Putin discuss upcoming elections, ‘security, defense capacity building.’
21 Mar. Tuesday
Parliamentary Speaker Sketches Out Constitutional Changes
President to be elected indirectly, parliament by proportional contest.
20 Mar. Monday
President Margvelashvili Vetoes Surveillance Bill
Says new oversight agency not independent, too costly.
Four More Countries Reject Abkhazia Polls
Canada, Estonia, Finland and Lithuania denounced the March 12 Parliamentary Polls in breakaway region.
MFA: Crimea Annexation ‘Disregards’ International Law
Georgian Foreign Ministry issued a statement regarding the three-year anniversary of Crimea annexation.
Three Candidates to Run for S. Ossetia Leadership
Tskhinvali court rejected Eduard Kokoity’s lawsuit against the local election administration.
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