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Friday, July 22, 2016, #143 (3677)

Fundamentally new era for Georgian Army

Georgia’s Minister of Defence Tinatin Khidasheli, who is paying her one-week official visit to the United States (US), says a “fundamentally new era” starts for Georgian Armed Forces (GAF) due to the memorandum signed between Georgia and the US early this month. (more)

National currency should be priority

The head of Georgia’s National Bank (NBG), Koba Gvenetadze, says until the national currency – the lari – is not a priority when taking loans or buying properties the dollarization process is less likely to stop. (more)

Interpol calls off search for Shevardnadze-era Security Minister


Gov’t begins comprehensive Internet project


The News in Brief

"A total of 12,000 families have received new homes from the government since 2012 - Giorgi Kvirikashvili" (more)

Opinion & Analysis

Russia’ to impose ban on Georgian wines and mineral waters

Russia’s legislative body, the State Duma, has recommended the government to ban import of wine and mineral water Borjomi from Georgia, Russian media reports. (more)

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