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Friday, April 1, 2016, #064 (3598)

Republicans to participate in upcoming parliamentary elections independently

On March 31, the Republican Party released a statement saying they will participate in the upcoming parliamentary elections separately from the Georgian Dream (GD) coalition, which they joined before the 2012 elections. (more)

Georgia’s Interior Minister meets German and French counterparts

The German Federal Minister of Interior and Vice Premier of Bavaria, Joachim Herrmann, told Georgia’s Minister of Internal Affairs Giorgi Mgebrishvili on March 31 that he wishes to see closer cooperation between German and Georgian law enforcement bodies. (more)

President of Georgia holds meetings in America


Moscow says British Foreign Minister’s statements are unacceptable


The News in Brief

"Defence Minister: “Number of UN Resolution supporters will be increased”" (more)

Opinion & Analysis

Parliament Speaker: ‘Elections are not a precondition for Georgia’s visa liberalisation’

Georgia’s Parliament Speaker Davit Usupashvili says representatives of European institutions are “very satisfied” with Georgia’s progress towards Europe and stresses granting visa-free travel to the European Union (EU) states for Georgia has never been dependent on the upcoming parliamentary race. (more)

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