Nikolas Sarkozy’s Tbilisi visit 2011

French President greeted by astroturf crowd

By | October 7th, 2011|Categories: News, World|Tags: |

President Nicolas Sarkozy finally arrived in Tbilisi Friday from Baku. It was the final stop on his tour of the South Caucasus. Security was tight around Freedom Square. People who wanted to attend the event had to arrive two hours earlier. The square had been decorated with French, Georgian and EU flags for the occasion. In [...]

Sarkozy to Georgia: more reforms needed

By | October 7th, 2011|Categories: News, World|Tags: |

French president Nicolas Sarkozy told Georgians Friday that the country must strengthen democracy through further reforms if it wants to move closer to EU membership. A few thousand people were in or around Freedom Square in the center of Tbilisi while Sarkozy held his speech this afternoon but many seemed uninterested and left before he even [...]