The EU Monitoring Mission has welcomed the release of three journalists. The EUMM has released a special statement regarding the incident.
Georgian police interrogated the members of the TV3 crew last night, after they were released by the occupants. After the 24 hour long captivity, the journalists reported the details of their detention and about the situation in the Tskhinvali insulator.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia has released a statement regarding the meeting of the Georgian Prime Minister-s special representative in relations with Russia, Zurab Abashidze and the Russian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Gregori Karasin.
Prime Minister of Georgia has expressed his concerns on the detention of the TV3 crew by Russian occupants. Irakli Gharibashvili says such facts affect the process of normalizing relations with Russia.