Salome Zourabichvili

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Salome Zourabichvili
სალომე ზურაბიშვილი

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5th President of Georgia
Assumed office
16 December 2018
Prime MinisterMamuka Bakhtadze
Giorgi Gakharia
Irakli Garibashvili
Preceded byGiorgi Margvelashvili
Member of Parliament
In office
30 October 2016 – 22 December 2018
UN Security Council Iran Sanctions Committee
In office
11 November 2010 – 10 October 2013
Secretary GeneralBan Ki-moon (UN)
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
20 March 2004 – 19 October 2005
PresidentMikheil Saakashvili
Preceded byTedo Japaridze
Succeeded byGela Bezhuashvili
Personal details
Born (1952-03-18) 18 March 1952 (age 71)
Paris, France
Political partyIndependent (2011-present)
The Way of Georgia (2006-2011)[1]
Spouse(s)Nikoloz Gorjestani
Janri Kashia (1993 - 2012 d.)
Alma materSciences Po
Columbia University

Salome Zourabichvili (Georgian: სალომე ზურაბიშვილი; born 18 March 1952) is a French-born Georgian politician.[2] She is the 5th President of Georgia since 16 December 2018.

She was an Independent MP in the Parliament of Georgia from 2016 until her election as President in 2018.

From 2003 till 2004 she was ambassador of France to Georgia.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Presidential Candidate Apologizes for Unethical Address to Reporters". Georgia Today on the Web. Archived from the original on 2020-10-31. Retrieved 2018-11-29.
  2. What promise is there for Zurabishvili election campaign of no promises? Paul Rimple, Eurasia Insight, 29 September 2006 Archived 12 October 2008 at the Wayback Machine.Accessed: 29 January 2010.

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