Authorities afraid of Ivanishvili
19.10.11 | 17:21 5965
When interviewed by Reuters, Bidzina Ivanishvili mentioned that in case of right steps it is possible that the interests of two courtiers - Russia and Georgia will coincide. What steps he mean and as well for the estimation of his political viewpoints GHN talked with political scientist Mamuka Areshidze.
Hamid Karzai : Drawdown, rhetoric, corruption and aid
29.06.11 | 10:48 7713
The announcement that was made last night by President Obama is welcomed by the Afghan people. The number of troops that he has announced to be withdrawn this year and the rest, next year, is a sign that Afghanistan is taking over its own security and trying to defend its territory by its own means. So we're happy with the announcement. As for the number of troops, we have no opinion on that.
Irakli Melashvili: we should not wait when Obama and EU will take from here Mishiko
11.10.10 | 10:45 4197
8 opposition parties tell about own vision in connection with amendments to the Elections Code to international organizations, experts and NGOs. The authors of amendments believe that in case if the changes will be made in Elections Code, the fraud in elections will not be possible and the elections will be done according to the principle - "one voter - one vote".
Ramaz Sakvarelidze: step which will score up opposition in elections
21.09.10 | 21:59 3157
In regard to the passivity of opposition experts say that in our country the "television opposition" is. The Georgian political spectrum is wakened time to time only by the constitutional changes, in connection to these changes the opposition has a range of questions. But they are only expressing the "modest" estimations. The opposition says it prepares for future elections; two years are left to those elections
Mamuka Areshidze: West recommends dialogue with Russia - the negotiations format for such dialogue exist
17.07.10 | 10:21 1831
The visit of French Foreign Minister underlined one interesting point. He declared that for resolution of territorial problem, Georgia certainly has to negotiate with Russia. This will be upheld by EU as well. Bernard Kushner, French Foreign Minster took as an example the Poland, Ukraine and USA. He noted that these countries have had balanced the relations with Russia, and made them more civilized. Georgia as well has to change relations with Russia.
Kakha Gogolashvili: USA with its strong resources will manage to break Russians positions against Georgia
26.06.10 | 14:25 2289
The Obama-Medvediev meeting was impatiently expected in Georgia. It is over now. However declarations which were made on the Press Conference after the meeting were interpreted differently. In fact Obama and Medvediev agreed that in connection with Georgian question disagreements still exist between Russia and USA. However both sides noted that the above mentioned disagreement will not hinder to the cooperation between these two states.
Mamuka Areashidze: Tourist Season is very for Russian military operations
15.06.10 | 12:59 1870
Temur Iakobashvili, reintegration Minister commented about the events developed in Kirgizstan. He said, the ethnic cleansing in Osh and Jalalabad is the continuation of the ethnic cleansing which happens in Tskhinvali against Georgians. He said in both cases Russian Federation is guilty. News agency GHN interviewed Mamuka Areshidze, expert in Caucasian questions. He talks about the origin of the dangers in Georgian occupied territories and Kirgizstan
Soso Tsiskarishvili: In any case opposition parties would be defeated
11.06.10 | 21:49 1959
The international organizations said the self governance local elections were a "step forward" for democracy. But the Georgian experts and politicians believe that nothing ever have changed since last elections. Despite of this the elections were conducted in a quiet environment and results were recognized almost by all parties. Soso Tsiskarishvili, political scientists talked about this with GHN.
Zviad Dzidziguri: the main for Georgia is a regulation of relations with Russia
24.05.10 | 14:54 1997
Zviad Dzidziguri, candidate for City Mayor believes that opposition has a chance to win local elections if voters participation will be high enough in Tbilisi. In case of winning elections he promised electorate to appoint early parliamentary and presidential elections at "the same day". It is worth to be noted that repetition of Bishkek scenario is not expected any more. Dzidziguri considers that the only way left for opposition for change of the government is elections. GHN interviewed Zviad Dzidziguri, candidate for City Mayor post from National Council
Irina Sarishvili: Alliance and Nogaideli - two sides of the same government
24.05.10 | 11:00 3090
Many things are prognosed in an eve of the self governance elections and Tbilisi Mayor elections. Some consider elections as only way for changes. Some oppositional parties think that the elections on May 30 will be a farce only. On this ground Nino Burjanadze's party, National Forum and other influential political organizations opted out from elections. Irina Sarishvili, ex-chairperson of National Democratic party, who was absent from politics after 2008 presidential elections as well will not take part at this elections race
Nino Burjanadze: Georgia cannot enter NATO until conflict regulation
22.05.10 | 12:37 1987
Nino Burjanadze, leader of the "Democratic Movement", unlike other politicians is resting from the pre elections vanity. At the same time her oppositional colleagues are actively involved in the elections campaign. They are conducting dozens of meetings, but she is only observing the situation from the outside. However Burjanadze as well conducts meetings, but in Moscow, not in Georgia ... She talked with news agency GHN about forthcoming elections, about Georgia's situation on international arena, and about the perspectives of Georgia in NATO membership
Interview of the Minister of Internal Affairs
09.04.10 | 18:16 2069
Your interview published few days ago in Russian daily "Komersant" is already proclaimed as a scandalous by Georgian society. The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia has already responded to the mentioned interview with an official statement which pointed that some ideas published in the interview were cut out from the context. However, the statement turned out to be unsatisfactory for the Georgian society
Kakha Baindurashvili: We are expecting the Economic Growth in Second Quarter
10.09.09 | 21:39 1815
In June Nika Gilauri, Georgian Prime Minister presented to society new financial package. According to PM the first results will be shown approximately in 3-4 month, the final one approximately in a year. Kakha Baindurashvili said that the new financial package already has yielded some results. The new financial project stipulates as well the rehabilitation of old Tbilisi. According to Minister, processes of European Bills and treasury were having a success. About the results after the new financial initiative Kakha Baindurashvili, Finance Minister talked with news agency GHN.
Soso Tsiskarishvili: Police is Tamed Next is Georgian Army
31.08.09 | 14:55 1813
In the executive power the next reshuffle done. They say this is not the last one. During one week two important positions were regrouped - Economic and Defense Ministries changed its heads. Former diplomat Davit Sikharulidze and Lasha Jzvania did not "justified hopes" of the government. So will or not justify the hopes Bacho Akhalaia and the former envoy Zurab Pololikashvili. Against which enemy is preparing the army by government - the internal one or against Russia. And one more question - can the new Economic Minister to carry out reforms and provide for influx of foreign investments. About this questions the news agency GHN hold a discussion with political scientist Soso Tsiskarishvli.