19 political parties have been registered at the Central Election Commission (CEC) of Georgia for the upcoming parliamentary elections scheduled for October 1, 2012. The time for applying to the CEC for registration has run out.
Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili visited the town of Tchkhorotsku of Samegrelo Region in Western Georgia today. The president was met by Archbishop Shio, with whom he inspected the new cathedral being constructed in the town.
At the fourth anniversary of the Russia-Georgian war, which took place in August 2012, support rallies for Georgia were held today in several countries of Europe. Representatives of the Georgian Diaspora in Turkey assembled outside the Russian consulate in Istanbul.