Georgian Foreign Minister appeals to President Mikheil Saakashvili to dismiss Ambassador to Azerbaijan

Georgian Foreign Minister appeals to President Mikheil Saakashvili to dismiss Ambassador to Azerbaijan
# 15 January 2013 13:41 (UTC +04:00)

Baku. Anakhanum Hidayatova – APA. Georgian Foreign Minister Maia Panjikidze urged President Mikheil Saakashvili with a letter to dismiss the heads of a number of diplomatic missions in accordance with the submitted list. Teimuraz Sharashenidze - Georgian Ambassador to Azerbaijan has been included in the list, APA reports quoting Georgian President’s Administration. The minister requires recall Ambassadors to Azerbaijan, Turkey, the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, Bulgaria, Kazakhstan and China, as well as Permanent Representatives of Georgia to the UN, European Union and Council of Europe.

"New candidates for the heads of these diplomatic missions will be named as soon as the request is granted," Maia Panjikidze's letter said. However, the ambassadors whose terms have expired will be recalled.

According to the Constitution of Georgia ambassadors are dismissed by the President at the request of the Minister of Foreign Affairs. New ambassadors are submitted for approval of the parliament by the president at the recommendation of the Minister.

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