Georgians in Turkey

274 Georgian prisoners in Turkey may be gathered in one facility

By | December 8th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia is in negotiations with Turkey about locating all 274 Georgian prisoners in that country in the same jail. The Georgian prison minister visited Turkey’s justice minister Tuesday and discussed conditions of Georgian prisoners, […]

Schools in Turkey to start teaching Georgian language

By | September 26th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch–The Turkish Ministry of Education has adopted a plan to teach Georgian in the schools, according to a Facebook post by the Georgian embassy in Turkey. In its post, the embassy writes that if there are 10 or more students at a given school who want […]

Five Georgians die of alcohol poisoning in Turkey

By | January 6th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch–Five Georgians have died of alcohol poisoning in the suburbs of Istanbul, Turkey. First, there was report about the death of four Georgians, which was confirmed by the Foreign Affairs Ministry of Georgia. On Sunday, there was another report that […]

Saakashvili grants citizenship to \more Georgians in Turkey

By | October 25th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

Outgoing President Mikheil Saakashvili on a previous trip to Turkey. (Photo published by the president’s administration.) TBILISI, DFWatch–President Saakashvili has granted Georgian citizenship to more than a thousand Turks. According to the State Service Development Agency, Saakashvili granted citizenship to Turks under special rules, which means that they will receive citizenship […]