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Thursday, July 27, 2023, #140 (5454)

President Salome Zourabichvili Refrains from Vetoing Two Laws Amidst Raised Questions Over Changes

The President of Georgia has signed amendments to two laws that pertain to two vital areas for the country - the medical sector and the protection of intellectual rights, as reported by the presidential administration. (more)

Georgian Parliament Members Raise Concerns Over Land Transfer to Russian Businessman in Racha-Lechkhumi-Lower Svaneti

During a joint briefing, parliament members Khatuna Samnidze, Teona Akubardia, and Tamar Kordzaia stated that the government granted businessman Davit Khidasheli a territory of 104,712 square meters in Racha-Lechkhumi-Lower Svaneti for a mere 11 GEL, valid for a period of 49 years. (more)

The News in Brief

"US Embassy in Tbilisi Denies Involvement in Lobbying for Mikheil Saakashvili and Refutes False Allegations" (more)

Opinion & Analysis

Saakashvili's Appearance Escalates Georgia-Ukraine Relations, Threatening with Diplomatic Breakdown

The relationship between Georgia and Ukraine may eventually reach a dead end. Saakashvili's video recording of his trial caused a great stir. (more)

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