Browse Tag

us state department

US Secretary of State addressed Georgian FM on October elections

2 mins read

The FINANCIAL — On September 15 the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sent a letter to Georgian Foreign Minister Davit Zalkaniani. He thanked Zalkaniani for his official invitation to observe Georgia’s upcoming parliamentary elections on October 31. Secretary of State also said he shares Zalkaniani’s focus on ensuring that the elections are free, fair,…

Georgia and UK discuss strengthening partnership in the framework of the Wardrop Dialogue

3 mins read

The FINANCIAL — David Zalkaliani – Georgian Foreign Minister and UK Minister for European Neighbourhood Wendy Morton have discussed how Georgia and the United Kingdom can strengthen their partnership in terms of security, defence, culture and trade. The virtual meeting was held today, on September 9 in the framework of the Wardrop Strategic Dialogue. This was…

US Department of State report says that Georgia is an open market

4 mins read

The FINANCIAL — The U.S Department of State published a report. It said that Georgia is a small but open market that derives benefits from international trade, tourism, and transportation. While it is susceptible to global and regional shocks, the country has made sweeping economic reforms since 1991 that have produced a relatively well-functioning and stable…

Georgia rejoins extended Crimea sanctions

2 mins read

The FINANCIAL — Georgia has rejoined extended EU sanctions first put in place in 2014 in response to the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol by Russia. As part of the non-recognition policy of the illegal annexation of Crimea, the EU imposes the said restrictions on economic exchanges with the peninsula. Georgia, aligning with the EU decision, will…

US State Department accuses Russia of spreading misinformation

2 mins read

The FINANCIAL — In line with its congressional mandate, the GEC released a special report that provides an overview of Russia’s disinformation and propaganda ecosystem. The report outlines the five pillars of Russia’s disinformation and propaganda ecosystem and how these pillars work together to create a media multiplier effect. In particular, it details how the tactics…

U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo’s phone call with Georgian PM

2 mins read

The FINANCIAL — Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke with Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia. Secretary Pompeo and Prime Minister Gakharia discussed the importance of the U.S. Georgia partnership and USA’s close coordination in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The officials also discussed Georgia’s Euro-Atlantic integration process, economic cooperation, the attraction of American investments in Georgia…