relations between Germany and Georgia

Merkel: Suspension mechanism before visa liberalization

By | June 17th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

‘Visa liberalisation for Georgia is not a distant matter,’ the German chancellor Angela Merkel stated during a joint conference with the Georgian prime minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili in Berlin on 15 June. […]

Merkel to visit Georgia

By | June 5th, 2014|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: , |

Georgian PM Irakli Gharibashvili (left) and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. (Photo published on Facebook.) TBILISI, DFWatch–German Chancellor Angela Merkel will visit Georgia before spring 2015, by invitation of Prime Minister Irakli Gharibashvili. The PM on Monday met Merkel in Berlin and invited her to Georgia. She accepted the invitation and expressed her desire […]

Books brought to Georgia in WW2 to be returned to Germany

By | May 1st, 2014|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: , |

Germany offers to restore books kept at Tbilisi State University. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia has decided to return books currently at Tbilisi State University that were brought here from Germany during World War II. Shalva Tadumadze, the government’s parliamentary secretary, explained […]

Steinmeier and Fabius visiting Georgia April 23-24

By | April 22nd, 2014|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: , , , , |

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius. (Official photo.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The foreign ministers of Germany and France will visit Georgia on April 23-24. Frank-Walter Steinmeier of Germany and France’s Laurent Fabius were originally to have visited Georgia on March 3, but they both postponed due to events in Ukraine. […]

Germany’s Steinmeier to visit Georgia in late April

By | April 11th, 2014|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: , , |

Germany Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier. (Photo by SPD.) TBILISI, DFWatch–German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier will visit Georgia in about ten days. Steinmeier announced the trip after a meeting with Georgian Foreign Minister Maia Panjikidze who visited him in Germany on Thursday. One of the topics they […]

Georgian FM Panjikidze is visiting Germany

By | April 10th, 2014|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: , |

Maia Panjikidze. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgian Foreign Minister Maia Panjikidze today begins a working visit to Germany. According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Panjikidze’s delegation will hold meetings with German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, the German Chancellor […]

Angela Merkel invites Georgia’s PM

By | April 8th, 2014|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: , |

Angela Merkel. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Germany’s Angela Merkel has invited Georgia’s Prime Minister Irakli Gharibashvili to Germany. Gharibashvili will visit Germany in the beginning of June. According to Davit Maghradze, advisor at the international relations department at the government […]

Alasania disappointed by lack of support from Germany

By | May 2nd, 2013|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: |

Georgia’s Defense Minister Irakli Alasania. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia’s Defense Minister Irakli Alasania said on Wednesday that in the past, there have been exceeded expectations about Germany’s support for Georgia’s aspirations to become a NATO member. He said this as he opened a forum to discuss strategic […]

Germany’s CDU calls for Saakashvili to hold fair election

By | July 3rd, 2012|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch – Germany’s Christian Democrat party calls for democratic elections in Georgia in October. In a press release entitled Ensure Fair Elections in Georgia, the CDU’s faction in the Bundestag calls for Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili to take […]