Mindia Janelidze

Khidasheli: Defense deal with France will be signed by end of June

By | June 12th, 2015|Categories: News, Security|Tags: , , , |

Tina Khidasheli. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia’s new defense minister has sided with her predecessor Mindia Janelidze in an argument with former Defense Minister Irakli Alasania about an agreement with France about buying air defense systems. Tina Khidasheli said in a recent interview […]

Georgian minister says defense deal with France not called off

By | April 4th, 2015|Categories: Politics|Tags: , |

Mindia Janelidze. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia’s defense minister denies allegations by his predecessor that negotiations with France about a defense deal have ended. But the French ambassador to Georgia claims Georgia has not signed any air defense deal with France. […]

Georgia’s defense minister confirms controversial call to predecessor

By | April 2nd, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Mindia Janelidze. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Defense Minister Mindia Janelidze has confirmed after five months that he talked on the phone with his predecessor Irakli Alasania, who was then visiting France. But he denies what Alasania claims he told him on phone in that conversation. […]

Saakashvili claims Georgian officers preparing to join Ukraine’s military

By | December 9th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Defense Minister Mindia Janelidze. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Former President Mikheil Saakashvili yesterday said that Georgian officers will be serving in Ukraine’s armed forces and have been promised Ukrainian citizenship. But Defense Minister Mindia Janelidze rejects this. He says there hasn’t been a single […]