The Ministry of Defence of Georgia expresses deep regret for the death of the Corporal Givi Pantsulaia (born in 1984) and extends condolences to the family of the deceased soldier.
Corporal Givi Pantsuala received injuries as a result of mortar shell explosion in Afghanistan, in January 2012. The US side immediately rendered medical assistance to Corporal Pantsulaia. He had been transferred to Germany, in the US military hospital. He had been in a comatose state with neurological disorder.
After March 3 Corporal Givi Pantsulaia was transferred to Gori Military Hospital in Georgia. For 6 months highly qualified doctors had not spared their efforts to save the life of Corporal Givi Pantsulaia. Despite their hard work the doctors could not keep his life.
The Ministry of Defence of Georgia once more extends deepest condolences to the family members of Corporal Pantsulaia and is ready to cover all costs related to his funeral.
The separatists in Ukraine have launched a counter-offensive - reports say that the town of Novoazovsk on the Sea of Azov has been captured by the rebels and they are now heading towards the port of Mariupol, which has been peaceful so far after being regained by the Ukraine`s forces two months ago.
Abkhazian puppet regime and Russia will sign mutual assistance agreement by the end of the year - the so-called president of the Abkhazian puppet regime, Raul Khajimba and Russian president Vladimir Putin agreed at the meeting held in the Kremlin yesterday.
Georgia`s former president Mikheil Saakashvili has posted on his official page on facebook regarding the recent developments in Ukraine. Saakashvili says that the conflict on the Ukrainian land is not a separatist conflict, but a Russian invasion and a war.
The Minister of Health and Social Care of Georgia, Davit Sergeenko pays a working visit to Ukraine together with a team of doctors aiming at providing assistance to their Ukrainian colleagues in treating the injured and wounded people in the battles against separatists.
Prime Minister of Georgia will chair the governmental delegation, which will leave for Turkey today to attend the inaugural ceremony of the president-elect of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdoghan. Over fifty delegations have been invited to the ceremony, which will be held in the capital city of Ankara.