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Thursday, October 31, 2019, #211 (4515)

U.S. Ambassador-Designate to Georgia stresses on Russian aggression at Senate Hearing

The United States President Donald Trump’s nominee for Ambassador to Georgia Kelly Degnan gave testimony to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on October 29. (more)

Woman dies in occupied Tskhinvali

EU Ambassador to Georgia H.E. Mr. Carl Hartzell says that the death of 70-year-old Margo Martiashvili, who suffered a stroke in the Russian-occupied Akhalgori district and was unable to be transported to the Tbilisi-administered territory because of the closed “checkpoints” with Tskhinvali, is “tragic, and we are doing our best for the crossing points to be reopened.” (more)

State Inspector General presents newly-established investigative department


The News in Brief

"Georgia and France to deepen viticulture sector relations" (more)

Opinion & Analysis

Gov’t answers growing number of child sexual abuse cases with tightening laws

In the nine months of 2019, 152 individuals were prosecuted for sexual offenses, 114 of which included sexual offenses against a minor, according to the Ministry of Internal Affairs. (more)

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