American billionaire and media magnate Donald Trump spoke about the impressions he got during the last visit to Georgia in t he telephone interview live on Fox News. Trump said it was an amazing country which was developing very fast and even hailed the tax system of Georgia saying the same system was very bad in comparison with the Georgian one.
`I was in the republic of Georgia over the weekend. You have to see a place that is booming and it`s unbelievable. This was a Russian satellite for a period of time and broke away. The leaders are going to that country to see what they are doing. They have everything, but one of the mysteries they are doing is that they are building a place - Batumi. It`s going to be one of the greatest places of the world in four-five years. I am doing a big job there, a big development there.
The presenters put question to the American billionaire about Georgian president. Trump said Saakashvili was one of the great leaders of the world right now.
`He is one of the great leaders of the world right now and leaders of other countries, major countries are going there to find out what he is doing,` Trump concluded.
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.