President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili visited Shatili today. Shatili is a historic highland village in Georgia, near the border with Chechnya. It is located on the northern slope of the Greater Caucasus mountains, in the historical Georgian province of Upper Khevsureti, which is now part of the modern-day region of Mtskheta-Mtianeti. President visited the historic monument of the middle-ages, which consists of 35 towers; three of them were damaged by disaster. President demanded more information about the project of the rehabilitation works on the cultural monument. Director of the Cultural Heritage Protection Agency, Nikoloz Vacheishvili guided the president in Shatili today. The restoration works begins in two days and it aims returning the original face to the oldest complex.
Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Gharibashvili has met with the Marshal of the Polish Senate Bogdan Borusewicz. The Polish guest announced at the meeting that the ratification of the Georgia-EU Association Agreement by the Polish parliament would take place in September, after the parliament of the country assembles again.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia has released a special statement on the meeting of the Georgian Prime Minister`s Special Representative in Relations with Russia, Zurab Abashidze and the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia, Gregory Karasin.
The Central Election Commission is prepared for the runoff elections which will be held on July 12th 2014 - the voters will vote for their favorite candidate for the second time as they failed to elect mayors in eight self-governing cities and governors...
Two days before the runoff elections, political debates will be held at Rustavi2. The TV management is still waiting for the answer of the ruling party Georgian Dream and their candidates for mayors in various self-governing cities of Georgia.
NATO Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Political Affairs and Special Representative for the Caucasus and Central Asia, James Appathurai summed up his visit to Georgia briefly after his departure from Tbilisi.
The parliament of Georgia will ratify the EU Association Agreement on July 18th - speaker of the parliament, Davit Usupahsvili told reporters today. Davit Usupashvili said he would apply to the President of Georgia to appoint the special session of the parliament for this important procedure.