Richard Norland

US ambassador: Georgia has strong and competitive government

By | March 21st, 2013|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: , |

US Ambassador to Georgia, Richard Norland. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–US Ambassador Richard Norland says Georgia has a strong and competitive government, a competitive parliament, independent media and justice system, and a strong and experienced opposition. Norland said this during a meeting in parliament Thursday. […]

Norland asks government to avoid vengeance

By | February 27th, 2013|Categories: Elections '12-'13, News|Tags: , |

From left to right: Georgia’s Patriarch Ilia II, the ambassador’s wife Mary Hartnett, and US Ambassador to Georgia Richard Norland. (US Embassy photo.) TBILISI, DFWatch–US Ambassador to Georgia Richard Norland asks the Ivanishvili government to avoid vengeance as it seeks to prosecute many of the people who ran the country while President Mikheil Saakashvili held power. “There was a need now to balance the desire for […]

New U.S. Ambassador to Georgia takes over

By | September 6th, 2012|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch – The new U.S. ambassador to Georgia Richard Norland Wednesday officially started his work. He arrived at Tbilisi airport with his wife, where they were greeted by Chargé d’Affaires Bridget Brink and representatives of the embassy. Norland said he […]

Next US ambassador to supervise democracy in Georgia

By | March 23rd, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch – The confirmation hearing for the next U.S. Ambassador to Georgia has made waves in the country of his assignment. One senator asked Richard B. Norland to supervise the democratic processes in the country. In Georgia, the hearing has been interpreted […]

Change of U.S. Ambassador is ordinary event

By | February 20th, 2012|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch – The change of U.S. Ambassador to Georgia is routine, says the embassy’s press service. ‘Ambassadors are replaced once in three years. John Bass has been Ambassador to Georgia since October 2009. Consequently, three years will pass in autumn 2012. He may […]

Obama proposes Norland as new U.S. Ambassador to Georgia

By | February 19th, 2012|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch – Barack Obama has proposed Richard Boyce Norland as new U.S. ambassador to Georgia. The President proposed Norland as replacement for current ambassador John R. Bass, whose term expires this autumn. He was appointed in October 2009. The Senate’s Foreign […]