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Friday, June 16, 2023, #112 (5426)

Irakli Kobakhidze Attributes Georgia's Failure to Obtain EU Candidacy Status to Global War Party

Irakli Kobakhidze, the chairman of the Georgian Dream party, discussed Georgia's unsuccessful bid for candidate status in the European Union in 2022. (more)

President of Georgia Emphasizes Alternative Approaches and Responsible Action in Saakashvili Case

During an interview with Ukrainskaya Pravda, President Salome Zourabichvili expressed that while Georgians are humane and tolerant, there is a prevailing sentiment among the population that Saakashvili should be held accountable for certain crimes committed during his regime. (more)

The News in Brief

"EU Expects Georgia to Address Excessive Influence on Political and Public Life, Says Pawel Herczinsky" (more)

Opinion & Analysis

Georgia's Democratic Decline

The international authoritative organization Freedom House has published the 2023 democracy assessment report. (more)

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