European People’s Party

Georgian PM lectures EPP head on separation of powers

By | January 26th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

From left to right: Giga Bokeria, Joseph Daul, Gigi Ugulava, Davit Bakradze and Gigi Tsereteli. TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia’s prime minister gave an EU politician a lesson in the separation of powers in democracies on Tuesday, explaining that a government cannot interfere in decisions made by the courts. Giorgi Kvirikashvili, the head of government […]

Georgian government answers European People’s Party

By | March 18th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch–After an exchange of open letters between Georgian government officials and Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) from the European People’s Party, the Georgian government has now published a long memorandum to argue its case against criticism […]

European People’s Party continues educating Georgian leader

By | March 15th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Wilfried Martens, Belgian veteran politician and co-founder of the European People’s Party, is a staunch supporter of Georgia’s president, Mikheil Saakashvili. (Official photo.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The European People’s Party has published a declaration that highlights a divide in how current events in Georgia are understood in Brussels and Tbilisi. The EPP has adopted a declaration that makes it clear that the party thinks Georgia is no […]

Georgian leader responds to center-right MEPs

By | March 14th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

Prime Minister Bidizina Ivanishvili (Press Office Photo) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia’s prime minister has sent an open letter in response to a letter signed by 23 members of the European parliament for the European People’s Party (EPP). The center-right EPP criticizes Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili for conducting […]

‘Misinformed or shameful’ letter by European People’s Party

By | March 13th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

Speaker of the Georgian parliament, Davit Usupashvili. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–23 members of the European parliament for the European People’s Party are criticized for being either misinformed or else writing a ‘shameful’ letter to the prime minister of Georgia. “That letter is a shame, or the MEPs didn’t know […]

Martens supports Georgia’s ruling party

By | December 22nd, 2011|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch - Belgian veteran politician Wilfried Martens says he supports the party of Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili, the National Movement. Wilfried said this Wednesday on a news show on one of the Georgian national networks. During their conversation, President Saakashvili said his movement is not dependent on persons, and that he will keep on as [...]