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Gomelauri confirmed as head of Georgia’s new counterintelligence

By | July 22nd, 2015|Categories: Politics|Tags: |

Vakhtang Gomelauri. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Interior Minister Vakhtang Gomelauri was approved as new head of the State Security Service on Wednesday, as the ministry he has headed until now is split in two. Facing questions from parliamentarians, Gomelauri said that one […]

Georgia’s interior minister will head new security service

By | July 20th, 2015|Categories: Politics|Tags: |

Vakhtang Gomelauri (left) and Irakli Garibashvili. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili has named current Interior Minister Vakhtang Gomelauri as new head of the State Security Service, a body that is created as the MIA is split in two. If confirmed by parliament, Gomelauri will leave his […]

Georgian president signs law that will split Interior Ministry

By | July 16th, 2015|Categories: Politics|Tags: |

President Giorgi Margvelashvili. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia’s Ministry of Interior will be split in two on August 1, and a new body called the State Security Service will come into existence. President Giorgi Margvelashvili has signed the law about splitting the ministry, which means that it is in force. […]

Georgia splits its Interior Ministry in two

By | July 10th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: |

(Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Three years after coming to power, the Georgian Dream government has delivered on an election promise to split the intelligence service the from the Interior Ministry. It will be a separate body from August 1. According to an amendment approved […]

Georgian government draws up plan for breakup of Interior Ministry

By | May 17th, 2015|Categories: Politics|Tags: , |

(Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The government in Georgia has drawn up a plan to split the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) into two units, with counterintelligence kept separately and under parliamentary control. Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili announced the revived […]