Georgian political crisis 2021

EU-mediated talks fail to resolve Georgia’s political crisis

By | March 31st, 2021|Categories: Politics|Tags: , , |

Christian Danielsson addressing the media after the failed talks. TBILISI, DFWatch--EU-mediated negotiations to end the political crisis in Georgia have once more ended in failure.  The compromise proposed by EU envoy Christian Danielsson was rejected Tuesday evening by both the ruling Georgian Dream (GD) and the group of opposition parties led by United National Movement (UNM). [...]

Negotiations are the only way out of Georgia’s political crisis

By | February 25th, 2021|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , , , |

Nika Melia during his arrest Tuesday morning. (PIA.) EDITORIAL When parliament nominated hardliner candidate Irakli Gharibashvili as prime minister, he dedicated his speech not to defeating the pandemic, not to the economy, occupation or social problems, but to fighting political opposition.  After Melia's arrest, the newly appointed PM thanked the police for their “successful operation”. Similar [...]