Disinfo: 100 000 North Africans will be resettled in Georgia


The Georgian Government will resettle 100 000 North Africans in exchange for 500 Million Euros. The European Commission will allocate 500 million Euros to those countries that would receive 50 000 migrants from North Africa. The Government of Georgia expresses readiness to receive not 50, but 100 000 migrants.


The Ministry of Internally Displaced Persons from the Occupied Territories, Accommodation and Refugees of Georgia labels the information about the Government of Georgia receiving 100 000 migrants as absurd. Further debunking at Myth detector mythdetector.ge/en/myth/disinformation-geworld-100-thousand-northern-africans-will-be-resettled-georgia, .


  • Reported in: Issue84
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 05/10/2017
  • Language/target audience: Georgian
  • Country: Georgia
  • Keywords: European Commission, Migration crisis


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The National Assembly of Armenia has cancelled a proposal to exit the EAEU

The Armenian Parliamentary Committee on Foreign Relations rejected the proposal of the opposition Yelk bloc to consider the issue of the country’s withdrawal from the Eurasian economic union.


No evidence given. On September 27 the Standing Committee on Foreign Relations of the National Assembly gave a negative conclusion to a draft law, which envisaged setting up a temporary commission to study the benefits and disadvantages of Armenia’s membership in the EAEU. There was no discussion of terminating the Eurasian Economic Union Treaty by Armenia even at the session of the NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations. Read more here https://sut.am/en/archives/1763.

EU to force Armenia to legalize drugs

According to the head of the EU delegation to Armenia, one of the preconditions for visa liberalization between Armenia and the EU relates to legalization of marijuana sales.


Invention. Speaking about possible visa liberalization with Armenia last month, Head of EU Delegation to Armenia Pyotr Svitalski urged Armenian authorities not to lose time and do the “homework” to prepare for visa liberalization with the union. Svitalski recalled the examples of Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia. He did not mention drugs.

Armenia is expected to have incest-parades

The new law on domestic violence in Armenia will lead to an increase in violence against children, and probably also to incest parades.


No evidence or explanation given for the statement. Disinformation about this law has been common in the country, read more here sut.am/en/archives/1834, and here sut.am/en/archives/1810, . The bill will introduce criminal and administrative liability for specific cases defined as domestic violence. It would also obligate the state to protect victims by providing them with special shelters or banning their violent spouses from approaching them and their children. armenianweekly.com/2017/10/13/armenia-finally-pass-law-domestic-violence/,