Georgian, Azerbaijan`s Football Federations discuss strategy for EURO 2020
The presidents of the Georgian and Azerbaijan`s football federations met in the hotel Radisson in Batumi today and discussed the joint strategy, which the two federations plan to submit to EUFA and claim to host the EURO 2020 Championship. The UEFA congress will be held in Kiev, Ukraine, on June 30.
Several countries have already expressed their desire to host EURO 2020 - Georgia-Azerbaijan; British Trio - Scotland, Wales and Ireland and Turkey. UEFA has warned Turkey a few days ago and assigned to settle the financial problems, due to which two Turkish clubs were excluded from Europe`s League.
Presidents of the two Football Federations, Zviad Sitchinava and Rovnag Abdulaev will hold a joint press conference after the meeting today.
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.