Guido Westerwelle’s visit to Georgia

Westerwelle asks Georgia to stay its course

By | December 5th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch — Germany’s foreign minister Guido Westerwelle says he hopes the change of government in Georgia won’t influence the country’s course towards NATO and the EU. Westerwelle said this ahead of a meeting of the NATO-Georgia commission, […]

Germany to help Georgia mend relations to Russia

By | November 18th, 2012|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch — Germany wants to play a positive role in the process of restoring relations between Georgia and Russia, says Georgia’s Foreign Affairs Minister after meeting with her German colleague in Germany. According to the foreign ministry, Foreign […]

German foreign affairs official visits Georgia

By | April 17th, 2012|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch – Germany’s Minister of State under Foreign Minister Cornelia Pieper visits Georgia. Announcing the visit Tuesday, Georgian Deputy Foreign Minister Nino Kalandadze said that Pieper will arrive today on April 17 and have meetings here April 18 and 19. […]

Germany wants extra election observers to Georgia

By | March 16th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch – Germany wants to send in extra long-term election observers to Georgia ahead of an important parliamentary election which sees two political blocs for the first time competing against each other. The extra observers will be working for the European Union, […]

Germany’s Westerwelle visits Georgia

By | March 14th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch – German Foreign Affairs Minister Guido Westerwelle will visit Georgia on March 15 as part of a tour of the South Caucasus. Travelling with him are Markus Loning, the German Federal Government’s Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid […]

Westerwelle’s visit and Georgia-Germany relations

By | March 14th, 2012|Categories: Opinion|Tags: |

The visit of the Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Germany Guido Westerwelle to Tbilisi on March 15, 2012 represents an important event for the Germany-Georgia relations, taking into account the fact, that this visit coincides with the 20th anniversary […]

What can we expect from Westerwelle’s visit?

By | March 13th, 2012|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , |

We have bad experience with a German Foreign Minister’s visits to Georgia. Former Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier visited Georgia several weeks before the August war in 2008. He brought along a map with several points for how to solve the Abkhazian conflict. […]

The Subtle Art of Realpolitik

By | March 12th, 2012|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , |

Guido Westerwelle, a German Foreign Minister, a distinguished and energetic German politician, will soon be visiting Georgia. A visit by the German Foreign Minister in any corner of Europe these days is a significant event, writes former Georgian foreign minister, Ted […]