Irakli Alasania

Irakli Alasania

Irakli Alasania is a Georgian politician and former diplomat who served as the Minister of Defense of Georgia from 2012 to 2014. He was Georgia’s Ambassador to the United Nations from September 11, 2006, until December 4, 2008. His previous assignments include Chairman of the Government of Abkhazia and the President of Georgia’s aide in the Georgian-Abkhaz talks. Soon after his resignation, Alasania withdrew into opposition to the Mikheil Saakashvili administration, setting up the Our Georgia – Free Democrats party in July 2009. In 2012 Alasania was appointed Minister of Defense, a position he held until 2014. Wikipedia*

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Irakli Alasania has two videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2008 News Conference. Most appearances with Vitaly Churkin (2). Most common tag: Georgia.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2008 - Present Ambassador, Georgia, United Nations Videos: 2

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  • Russia-Georgia Conflict

    Russia-Georgia Conflict

    The United Nations Security Council held emergency consultations on a six-point plan called for by France to end the conflict…

  • Security Council Meeting on Georgia

    Security Council Meeting on Georgia

    Georgia, Russia, and U.S. ambassadors made remarks to reporters after a United Nations Security Council meeting about the…

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