State Minister for Reintegration Temur Iakobashvili of Georgia

Iakobashvili was born into a Georgian Jewish family in Tbilisi.
Iakobashvili has been active in the non-governmental sector, being a co-founder and member of the managing board of the Foreign Relations Council and the Atlantic Council of Georgia, a member of the board of the Georgian Institute of Public Affairs, and Executive Vice-President of the Georgian Foundation for Strategic and International Studies.
Iakobashvili is married to Yana Fremer and has two children.
Iakobashvili was asked whether President Saakashvili usedthe term restoration of constitutional orderin giving the three orders a reference to a statement by a senior Georgian military official made on the night of August 7, when Mamuka Kurashvili announced intelevised remarks thatGeorgia waslaunching an operation to restoreconstitutional order in the Tskhinvali region.
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Temur Iakobashvili, Georgias State Minister on Reintegration Issues has listened personally to the difficulties facing various religion believers that exist in Georgia.
We want the new format to be set up under the aegis of the international organizations, Iakobashvili said at a news conference in Moscow on May 16.
In an interview he gave to a Georgian newspaper, Iakobashvili said the Georgian government was ready to begin talks "without any conditions” but also stressed that Tbilisi would only accept “a solution founded upon respect for Georgia's territorial integrity.
Georgian Minister of State for Reintegration Temur Iakobashvili has said that the Georgian government is prepared to start direct bilateral talks with the South Ossetian separatists "without any conditions.
Iakobashvili said that consultations with pundits or former officials who were engaged in the conflict resolution issues were very important.
The FINANCIAL -- According to Civil Georgia, Georgian PM Lado Gurgenidze downplayed decision of two chambers of the Russian Parliament calling for recognizing Abkhazia and South Ossetia and State Minister Temur Iakobashvili said it was an attempt “to legalize ethnic cleansing.
TBILISI -- In an exclusive interview with RFE/RL Executive Editor John O'Sullivan, Georgian Reintegration Minster Temur Iakobashvili discusses the state of Russia's withdrawal from Georgian territory, warns of Moscow's intentions in the region and in both Old and New Europe, and suggests some of the West's options in its relationship with the Kremlin.
The office of Georgian State Minister for Reintegration Temur Iakobashvili has released a special statement regarding the Russian negligence to fulfill the six-point ceasefire agreement with Georgia and Europe.
Official reaction Minister of State for Reintegration Temur Iakobashvili has not confirmed reports about a supposed storming of Upper Abkhazia and the possible stationing of an international police force there.
Speaking at a news conference on April 18, Iakobashvili said that the Abkhaz side had tried to provoke the Georgian side to engage in an armed conflict.
Temur Iakobashvili, the Georgian state minister for reintegration, said in an interview with the Georgian daily newspaper, Rezonansi, published on August 25, that it was not only Russia, but the west as well which “pushed” Georgia in to war – similar line is also adhered by President Saakashvili recently.
I want to tell you frankly, that when I held a press conference in Brussels and said that we were very close to war, Europeans approached me and told me: It is unacceptable to mention the word ‘War’ here in this city,” Iakobashvili was quoted by the newspaper.
Temur Iakobashvili had driven up to South Ossetia from the Georgian capital to begin Russian-mediated peace talks to end months of escalating fighting in the pro-Moscow republic.
Cant you change the tire? Iakobashvili says he asked Yuri Popov.
Iakobashvili was quoted as saying the Georgian troops left the provincial capital to change their location, but remain in South Ossetia.
President Dmitry Medvedev's decision to recognize the independence of Georgia's breakaway regions of South Ossetia and Abkhazia will "leave Russia isolated", Georgian Minister for Reintegration Temur Iakobashvili said Tuesday.
Speaking shortly after President Medvedev signed decrees recognizing the independence of the two regions Tuesday, Iakobashvili said the decision was a challenge not only to Georgia but to the international community as it violated the UN Charter, Georgian news agency Caucasus Press reported.
Iakobashvili was speaking about this.
Temur Iakobashvili has recently said, it might not exactly coincide in time.
This happened directly from the meeting and if I am not mistaken, Iakobashvili was in Tskhinvali for 2 hours, from 3 till 5 o’clock.
Iakobashvili said Georgia had no interest in forcing the separatists to accept Tbilisi's rule, or in excluding Russia from the search for a peace settlement.
Iakobashvili said Georgia was urging the European Union to take a more active role in reducing tensions in the region, with options including participating in border control or policing operations.