President of Georgia
Salome Zurabishvili

Place of birth



1972 - Paris Institute of Political Science;

1973 - Columbia University;

1981 - Paris National School of Public Administration

Professional Experience

1974-1977 - Third secretary of the French Embassy in Rome;

1977-1980 - Second secretary of the Permanent Mission of France to the United Nations;

1980-1984 - Employee of the Analysis and Forecasting Center of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs;

1984-1988 - First Secretary of the French Embassy in Washington;

1988-1989 - First Secretary of the European Conference on Security and Co-operation in Vienna;

1989-1992 - Second Counselor at the French Embassy in the Republic of Chad;

1992-1993 - First Secretary of the Permanent Mission of France to the Euro-Atlantic Council (Brussels);

1993-1996 - Deputy Permanent Representative of France to the Western European Union (Brussels);

1996-1998 - Adviser to the Cabinet of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of France;

1997-1998 - Inspector General of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs;

1998-2001 - Officer of the Strategy, Security and Disarmament Division of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs;

2001-2003 - Head of International and Strategic Affairs of the General Secretariat of National Defense of France;

2003-2004 - Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of France to Georgia;

2004-2005 - Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia;

2006 - Leader of political union The Way for Georgia;

2006-2015 - Professor at the French Institute of Political Science;

2010-2015 - Head of the UN Security Council Sanctions Committee on Iran;

2016-2020 - Member of Parliament of Georgia of the 9th convocation;

2018 - Elected President of Georgia

Minister of Justice of Georgia
Rati Bregadze
Special Representative of the Prime Minister for Relations with Russia
Zurab Abashidze
Former President of Georgia
Giorgi Margvelashvili
According to Nino Lomjaria, she met with President Zurabishvili on the issue of Saakashvili and shared the impression that she saw "a very serious patient in such a condition that she could not have imagined"
Irakli Kobakhidze: Pardoning Saakashvili is the President's prerogative - if Salome Zurabishvili chooses unrest over peace, society should evaluate it, I hope the President will not do it
NGOs call on the authorities to be guided by the recommendations of experts and not by the political situation when discussing the issue of Saakashvili's treatment and transfer abroad
Anri Okhanashvili: If the President pardons Saakashvili and Gvaramia, on the one hand, the rule of law will be trampled, and on the other hand, our people will be insulted and humiliated
Mariam Jishkariani: I provided detailed information on Mikheil Saakashvili's health condition to the advisor to the President and representative of the Administration
Zurab Japaridze: Salome Zurabishvili says a lot of truth in her statements, but this truth ends when the issue comes to Ivanishvili's responsibility
Salome Zurabishvili: We have neither strong institutions nor justice - agreement on justice reform is a way for us to do what we don't know how to do - that is depolarization
President: If the report drawn up on Mikheil Saakashvili's health indicates complications, the court should make a worthy decision - this will solve his health problem and the court will also show that it is independent
According to the lawyer, Mikheil Saakashvili asked him to meet Salome Zurabishvili and provide her with his medical history, although he does not demand a pardon from the President
Giga Bokeria: The National Movement has become a force where neither principles nor values ​​matter
Salome Zurabishvili: I don't want an ex president to die in prison, or to suffer irremediable consequences
Salome Zurabishvili: Today it is a strategically urgent moment for Georgia to get "yes" regarding the candidate status
Salome Zurabishvili: About 100,000 Russian tourists, or refugees, we don't know what to call them, arrived in Georgia.... even more arrived and they went in other directions
Salome Zurabishvili: I welcome Ukraine taking back Kherson - the Georgian people rejoice with you
Salome Zurabishvili: I wouldn't say that we are in a gray zone, although we are not in a safe zone either, and at such a moment, polarization becomes a crime against the nation
President starts her visit to France
MEPs address President Zurabishvili to pardon Nika Gvaramia
Gia Volski: Inappropriate amendments have been proposed to be made to the European Parliament resolution: you can't call a budget thief a media manager and a philanthropist an oligarch
Peace Corps Volunteers are returning to Georgia - Interview with Rebecca Sharp, the Regional Director for Europe, Mediterranean, and Asia for the Peace Corps
Koka Katsitadze: The Reform was justified; we can confidently say that the Special Investigation Service has more capacity to ensure effective investigation