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President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky reissued a Ukrainian citizenship to ex-President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili, who in 2015-16 served as governor of the Odessa region.
The decree, signed by Zelensky and published on the president’s website, partially repeals the July 2017 decree of his predecessor Petro Poroshenko which revoked Saakashvili’s citizenship.
Zelensky signed the decree eight days after his inauguration and six days after Saakashvili’s lawyer Ruslan Chernolutsky filed an …
Ruslan Chernolutsky, the lawyer of Former President of Georgia and Chairman of the Odessa regional state administration Mikheil Saakashvili, claims that he sent a letter from Saakashvili to the Presidential Administration of Vladimir Zelensky in which Saakashvili asks to have his Ukrainian citizenship reinstated, as reported by Radio Svoboda.
“We are continuing the new phase and active defense of Mikheil Saakashvili’s return to Ukraine. A new era has come - a new president! Therefore, today I …
Ketevan Tsikhelashvili, Georgian Minister for Reconciliation and Civic Equality, said that the methods Russia has been using in Ukraine are similar to those it used in Georgia in the past, especially introducing a simplified procedure for the acquisition of Russian citizenship.
“Effectively, the Russian president has repeated in Ukraine what happened at the end of the 90s and start of the 2000s in Georgia: he has started to issue Russian passports to the population of the temporarily occupied …
Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed that the elected President of Ukraine, Vladimir Zelensky, return Ukrainian citizenship to Mikheil Saakashvili.
"As for freedoms, it would be better to start not from Russia or Russians, but, let's say, from Georgians, or former Georgians. For example, it would be fair to restore the Ukrainian citizenship to a person who used to be Georgian in the past and now considers himself a Ukrainian, I mean Mikheil Nikolayevich Saakashvili ", quoted Putin TASS …
The Georgian border authorities have not allowed a group of Russian bikers to enter the country through the Verkhny Lars checkpoint, NewsGeorgia reports, citing local TV.
The Russian citizens were denied entry to Georgia in accordance with the law on the legal status of foreigners and persons without citizenship, which states that foreigners can be denied entry if they do not provide information or provide false information about their identity and the purposes of the visit.
A group of 30 …
In a statement published on its website, the Ukrainian State Border Service confirmed that Saakashvili is banned from entering Ukraine. The former president of Georgia said he already bought a ticket to Kyiv.
The former president of Georgia and governor of the Odessa Oblast, Mikhail Saakashvili, has no justification for legal entry into Ukraine, said the press service of the State Border Guard Service.
“In September 2017, the individual in question illegally crossed the state border from …
Ukraine and Georgia should become members of NATO to help strengthen security in the Black Sea region which is being fundamentally undermined by Russian actions.
The topic was broached at the trilateral meeting held in Ankara between the Foreign Ministers of Turkey, Poland and Romania, reports Ukrinform.
“From a security point of view, our countries (located in the Black Sea region) are going through similar problems... Countries such as Georgia and Ukraine should join NATO. We also note that …
Georgian Defense Minister Levan Izoria stated that Georgia has received a batch of American Javelin anti-tank missile systems Javelin, Georgia Online reported.
"We have already fully purchased the Javelin system, and it has been delivered to Georgia," Izoria said during a speech in parliament.
According to him, the government allocated 23 million lari this year. A similar amount was allocated to the United States for the repair and modernization of helicopters. "This is approximately 50 …
NATO will increase its ships presence in the Black Sea and will conduct joint exercises and information exchange with Georgia and Ukraine, announced Alliance Secretary-General, Jens Stoltenberg.
NATO members agreed on a package of measures to support their "close partners" - Georgia and Ukraine. On Thursday, April 4, the Secretary General of the North Atlantic Alliance, Jens Stoltenberg, announced this at a meeting dedicated to the 70th anniversary of NATO. These measures, among other things, …
On Sunday, Georgian Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg discussed issues of integrating the country into the alliance and deepening cooperation in this direction, reported Georgian Public Broadcasting Corporation. The public television of Georgia showed footage from a working dinner organized by the head of government for the Secretary General's visit to Georgia.
"The process of the country’s integration to NATO and the European Union, and the course of …