Parliament chairperson leaves for Hungary on official visit
Chairperson of the parliament of Georgia, Davit Bakradze left for Hungary today. Within the official visit, Davit Bakradze will meet with the president of Hungary, parliament speaker and other lawmakers. A special event will be held in connection with the Independence Day of Georgia and the 20th anniversary of the restoration of diplomatic relations between the two partner countries. `Within the visit I will meet with the president of Hungary, parliament speaker, MPs and the members of the Georgia-Hungary friendship group. We`ll mark the day of Georgia`s independence and the restoration of diplomatic relations between the two countries. Hungary is our partner and friend country, they support Georgia, its territorial integrity, our friend at the NATO and the European Union, therefore, enhancement of such relations and cooperation is very important for us,` Davit Bakradze said.
Russian helicopters have violated Georgian airspace - several helicopters flew over the Georgian controlled territory from the occupied Tskhinvali Region yesterday and from the occupied Abkhazia today.
President of Georgia paid tribute to the memory of Georgian national hero, Zhiuli Shartava on his 70th anniversary. Giorgi Margvelashvili announced at the memorial today that by commemorating Zhiuli Shartava, he was also paying tribute to all, who fell in the tragedy of Abkhazia.
Today the first National Hero of independent Georgia – Zhiuli Shartava would become 70 years old. Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili together with Defence Minister Irakli Alasania, other members of Georgian Government and MPs paid a tribute to the memory of Zhiuli Shartava at Saburtalo Pantheon.
Two tourists were killed, two others are missing and only one of the crew survived in an avalanche in Ushguli. The survived tourist contacted the rescue service for help in Ushguli. Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia has already confirmed the report about the death of tourists.
Interpol is considering the request of the Ukraine`s government to issue an arrest warrant for ousted president Viktor Yanukovych. The international organization has received an official letter from the Ukraine`s government and will publish the order warrant on its website soon.