IRI, NDI to send observers to Georgia for parliamentary elections
United States government has allocated two million US dollars to sponsor the presence of international observers at the parliamentary elections in Georgia this fall. The representatives of the International Republican Institute [IRI] and National-Democratic Institute [NDI] will arrive in Georgia on July 18th, 2012 - ambassador of the United States to Georgia John Bass announced today. The observers will monitor not only the process of vote, but the pre-election campaigns as well. International observers will be sent to all regions of Georgia. Ambassador also voiced a new initiative of the U.S. government, which is going to facilitate involvement of women candidates in election process.
Weather forecast predicts fell of temperature and frosts in almost all regions of Georgia. The strong wind started to blow yesterday and it still continues, though meteorologists forecast that it will weaken by the end of the day, while the temperature will continue to fell.
Strong wind has damaged the roof of the Public Service Hall in Tbilisi. Some parts of the damaged construction fell in the centrance hall of the building. The citizens and the staff of the Service Hall have been promptly evacuated from the building.
Members of the United National Movement have arrived in Kiev to support the protestors rallying against the government`s rejection on EU association deal. Giorgi Baramidze, Davit Sakvarelidze and Sergo Ratiani told reporters before the departure that they were obliged to support the people of Ukraine in such important moment...
European Commission has published the document on initialing Association and Trade agreement with Georgia and Moldova. The text of the document has been published on the official website of the European Commission today.
Heavy rain and wind has caused storm at the coast of Black Sea in Adjara Region - the temperature fell and the storm began approximately at 5AM today. The rescuers have been patrolling along the coast all night. They say no serious damage has been caused by the storm, though they expect it may strengthen today as weather forecast says.