Adzhar

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an autonomous province of Georgia on the Black Sea

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49) However, as mentioned earlier, Georgian-Iranian relations have wanned up in recent years and the remaining Muslims in Georgia are mostly Sunni ethnic Georgians residing in Adjara and much smaller communities of ethnic Chechens and Avars in the northeast and east.
Adjara is located in the Southwestern corner of Georgia, bordered by Turkey to the South and the Eastern end of the Black Sea.
During the crises in Adjara and South Ossetia in 2004, he paid many visits to the relevant parties and institutions.
Georgia has four ports: Batumi in the Adjara Region, Poti in the Samegrelo Region, Supsa in the Samegrelo Region (oil terminal) and Sukhumi, in the Abkhazia Region.
Adjara was a small semi-autonomous breakaway state in the far west of Georgia which was governed by a Papa Doc figure named Aslan Abashidze - no friend of Shevardnadze and his regime.
The President also intervened when a church under construction in Adjara was demolished for lack of proper building permits, ordering resumption of construction.
Russia also has supported South Ossetian separatists and Aslan Abashidze, the authoritarian and unruly chieftain of Adjara, a Georgian coastal province wedged between Georgia and Turkey.
WASHINGTON, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Autonomous Republic of Adjara in Georgia has asked Secretary of State Colin Powell to intervene for the second time this week to halt reckless and menacing behavior by Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili -- this time over the leaked details of a purported plot to kidnap or murder Adjaran President Aslan Abashidze.
Particularly, Georgia s Embassy to Kazakhstan, the National Tourism Administration, the National Wine Agency, the Georgian Sommelier Association, Georgia s Department of Tourism and Resorts of Adjara will arrange different events to promote the new flights, including information evenings and press tours.
On the third day of the visit, the chairman of the Turkish parliament will meet with the head of Adjara government Archil Khabadze in the office of the government of Adjara Autonomous Republic, and then he will visit the residence of the consul of Turkey in Batumi.
We will carry our restoration of historical monuments, churches and mosques in Turkey, in Batumi and in Adjara Autonomous Region," he said.
The vast majority live in Batumi and the Adjara region, but some live in Poti and the rest of Georgia.
25 /PRNewswire/ -- The president of Adjara, an autonomous region of the republic of Georgia, has expressed "profound concerns" in a letter to President Bush about mounting violence, intimidation and harassment by the government of Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili against independent media and political opposition parties.
a leading provider of full-service terminal management and planning software solutions, today announced that Batumi International Container Terminal (BICT), located in the Port of Batumi in Adjara, Georgia on the Black Sea, has successfully implemented Tideworks' Spinnaker Planning Management System[R].
BAKE[pounds sterling] (CyHAN)- Baku will host Azerbaijani-Georgian business forum November 5 within the framework of the business delegation visit headed by the Minister of Economy and Finance of Adjara David Baladze, said the statement posted Nov.