Diplomats mark 67th anniversary of victory on fascism
Representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia and foreign diplomats assembled in the Vake Park today to mark the 67th anniversary of the victory on fascism. Georgian and foreign diplomats laid wreaths at the memorial of Unknown Soldier.
They said it was a historic and a very important day, because it was the day of world`s unification and victory on common enemy.
`We are obliged to respect those people, who sacrificed their lives for this great victory and congratulate on this victory to the people, who contributed to this victory and are still beside us today,` Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia Nikoloz Vashakidze said.
Two demonstrations are held in Kutaisi simultaneously. The supporters of the United National Movement assembled at the insulator, where Vano Merabishvili and Zurab Chiaberashvili are currently held after detention and demanded their release.
President of Georgia has released a special statement on his facebook page regarding the detention of the UNM secretary general Vano Merabishvili and president`s representative to Kakheti Region, former minister of health care Zurab Chiaberashvili.
Radio Liberty has recorded an interview with a representative of the U.S. Department of State regarding the detention of secretary general of the United National Movement Vano Merabishvili and president`s representative to Kakheti Region Zurab Chiaberashvili.
President of Russia Vladimir Putin hosted the leader of the puppet regime of the Tskhinvali occupied region Leonid Tibilov at the Sochi presidential residence and discussed the social-economic problems in Georgia`s breakaway region.
Georgian Minister of Internal Affairs met with his counterpart in Baku and discussed continuation of cooperation. Irakli Gharibashvili pays a working visit to Azerbaijan. The two ministers discussed the police reform carried out in Georgia in recent years.
State Security Secretary of Georgia Giga Bokeria has assessed the detention of the UNM leaders, Vano Merabishvili and Zurab Chiaberashvili as a political oppression, which aims at destroying political opponents by the Prime Minister of Georgia. Giga Bokeria gave interview to Rustavi 2 in the United States.