We do not take decisions at the behest of Ivanishvili: PM Garibashvili

By | July 12th, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili publishes an extensive statement, where he responds to the "campaign of internal and external political opponents". In a letter full of praise for billionaire Bidzina Ivanishvili, the PM claims that the government hasn’t taken any operational or key decisions at his behest. "If anyone thinks that we did not impose sanctions (on [...]

Georgian PM aligns himself with hate groups to hunt down „anti-Christian forces“

By | July 19th, 2021|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , , , |

For the first time in Georgia's recent history, its PM used the shocking term „anti-Christian forces“ in his public discourse. Today, such an “eschatological” motif may look a little unusual, to say the least. PM Gharibashvili touched on the sensitive strings of the identity of the majority of ethnic Georgians, further dividing the already polarized society [...]

Georgian PM rejects opposition’s two main demands

By | March 17th, 2021|Categories: Politics|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Irakli Garibashvili meeting with Josep Borrell, the High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy. (Facebook/Government of Georgia.) TBILISI, DFWatch--Georgia’s prime minister on Tuesday rejected the two main demands put forth by the opposition, thus prolonging the country’s four and a half months long political crisis. "The next parliamentary elections will be held in 2024," Prime [...]

PM Garibashvili: no obligation to attend the presidents ‘symbolic’ address

By | January 14th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Irakli Garibashvili, the PM, at the opening ceremony of the five-stars hotel in Borjomi resort town (Press Office photo) Tbilisi, DFWatch – Irakli Garibashvili, the PM, once more publicly disregards the President stating that government members have no obligation to attend the latter’s the state of the nation address at the parliament in February. The constitution doesn’t oblige government […]

Georgian PM expects ‘adequate assessment’ of his efforts

By | June 4th, 2014|Categories: News, Politics|Tags: , , , , |

Tbilisi, Dfwatch – Prime Minister Irakli Gharibashvili hopes that a progress done by Georgia will be ‘adequately assessed’ on the upcoming NATO Summit in Wales, but he also thinks it is not advisable to speak of this issue in advance, as it raises false expectations among his fellow counterparts. […]