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gakharia criticizes nato summit georgia
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Gakharia Criticizes NATO Summit for Excluding Georgia’s Membership Prospects
In a recent statement, Giorgi Gakharia, leader of the “Gakharia for Georgia” party, expressed his concerns over the NATO summit’s omission of Georgia in the context of joining the alliance. Gakharia criticized the ruling Georgian Dream (GD) party, led by Bidzina Ivanishvili, for hindering Georgia’s Euro-Atlantic integration. He emphasized that the GD’s actions pose a direct threat to national security, leading the country towards authoritarianism and isolation. The NATO summit’s…
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Georgian PM Bids Farewell to British Ambassador
Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Kobakhidze recently held a farewell meeting with British Ambassador Mark Clayton, marking the end of Clayton’s diplomatic mission in Georgia. The meeting underscored the strong strategic partnership between Georgia and the United Kingdom, highlighting the UK’s significant contributions to the development of Georgia’s state institutions. Prime Minister Kobakhidze expressed his gratitude to Ambassador Clayton for his unwavering support and wished him success in his future endeavors.…
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Qualifying Begins July 31 for Clayton County BOC District 3 Special Election
The Clayton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) District 3 special election is set to begin its qualifying phase on July 31. This election comes as a result of the recent vacancy in the District 3 seat, prompting a need for new representation. The qualifying period will allow potential candidates to officially declare their intention to run for the position, setting the stage for a competitive race. This special election is…
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Biden Calls for Calm Amid Rising Political Tensions
In a recent address, President Joe Biden emphasized the need for calm and denounced political violence, urging Americans to “cool it down.” His remarks come at a time of heightened political tensions and increasing incidents of violence across the country. Biden’s call for peace and unity highlights his administration’s commitment to addressing the root causes of division and fostering a more inclusive and respectful political discourse. Addressing the Nation President…
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Alaina Reaves Sworn In as Clayton County Commissioner
Alaina Reaves has officially taken office as the new District 1 Commissioner for Clayton County. Reaves, a Democratic leader, won a special election in June, defeating fellow Democrat Eddie Gordon. She steps into the role following the resignation of Alieka Anderson, who left to pursue the position of commission chairman. During her swearing-in ceremony, Reaves expressed gratitude and a deep connection to the community, having attended school just half a…
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TI Georgia Reports Parliament Becoming a Closed Institution in 2023
In 2023, Transparency International (TI) Georgia reported that the Georgian Parliament had become increasingly closed and inaccessible. The report highlighted significant restrictions on access for civil society representatives and critical media, citing general security regulations without specific justifications. This shift towards non-transparency has raised concerns about the Parliament’s role in the country’s democratic processes, especially as Georgia seeks to align with European Union standards. Increased Restrictions and Lack of Transparency…
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Top House Democrats Urge Biden to Step Aside in Private Meeting
In a significant development within the Democratic Party, several senior House Democrats have privately urged President Joe Biden to step aside from the 2024 presidential race. This call comes amid growing concerns about Biden’s ability to secure a second term, following a widely criticized debate performance. The private meeting, led by House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries, saw key Democratic figures expressing their doubts about Biden’s chances against potential Republican challengers.…
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Gakharia for Georgia: Russian Intelligence Interference in October Elections
The political landscape in Georgia is heating up as the October elections approach, with allegations of interference from Russian intelligence. Giorgi Gakharia, leader of the “For Georgia” party, has accused Russian intelligence of attempting to meddle in the elections to aid the ruling Georgian Dream party in rigging the results. This statement has sparked significant controversy and concern among the Georgian public and international observers. The upcoming elections are seen…
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Top House Democrats Call for Biden to Step Aside in Private Meeting
In a significant development within the Democratic Party, several senior House Democrats have privately urged President Joe Biden to step aside and not seek re-election in 2024. This call comes after a recent debate performance that has raised concerns about Biden’s ability to secure a second term. The private meeting, described as a “listening session,” was led by House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries and included prominent Democratic figures who expressed…
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Trump Seeks to Overturn NY Felony Conviction After Immunity Win
Former President Donald Trump is making a concerted effort to overturn his recent felony conviction in New York. This move follows a significant Supreme Court ruling that granted him partial immunity from criminal prosecution for actions taken during his presidency. Trump’s legal team has requested that the New York judge set aside the jury’s verdict, arguing that the Supreme Court’s decision should impact the case. This development has added another…