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Tuesday, February 16, 2016, #031 (3565)

Venice Commission members visit Georgia

“We are not concerned about any changes to the election system. The decision is up to the Georgians,” stated the representative of the Venice Commission, Manuel Gonzalez Oropeza, after meeting with the opposition in Parliament. (more)

US State Department expert says Georgians can be assigned any mission, including direct combat

A blog released on the official webpage of the United States State Department reads that Georgian soldiers “can be assigned any mission, including direct combat,” indicating the high level of military readiness of Georgian servicemen. (more)

Iran’s Ambassador: Visa-free travel will have positive effect


Patriarch Ilia II says Georgia should be part of European institutions


The News in Brief

"Giant tree-moving operation halted as Ivanishvili inspects site" (more)

Opinion & Analysis

Medvedev to NATO: Terminate relationship if you want!

“NATO always takes offence when Russia tries to intervene in world politics and that is exactly what happened after the events in Georgia,” Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev told Euronews. (more)

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