Georgia's pro-West foreign minister quits, coalition faces crisis

November 5, 2014 9:39 AM

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TBILISI (Reuters) - Georgian Foreign Minister Maya Panjikidze resigned on Wednesday, citing threats to the former Soviet republic's pro-Europe course after the dismissal of its Western-leaning defence minister.

Prime Minister Irakly Garibashvili faces a growing crisis in his governing six-party Georgian Dream coalition, a day after firing Irakly Alasania as defence minister.

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