Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs reports details of Clinton`s visit
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia Nino Kalandadze reported the details of the visit of U.S. Secretary of State to Georgia. Kalandadze said the agenda of the visit has not been determined yet, however, it has been already reported that Mrs. Clinton will arrive in the city of Batumi on June 5th and attend the summarizing meeting of the U.S. -Georgia Strategic Partnership Charter.
`Meetings of four working groups, which operate within the Strategic Partnership Charter will be also held in Batumi - they are the groups working in the sphere of defense and security, democracy and governance, economics, energy and trade and people and culture relationships,` Nino Kalandadze said.
Who will be the next rector of the Tbilisi Ivane Javakhishvili State University - the questions will be answered on August 16th - when the competition announced yesterday briefly after the resignation of the previous rector Aleksandre Kvitashvili is over.
Coffins of three Georgian soldiers, who were killed along with four others last week in Afghanistan, will be transferred to Gori Cathedral tomorrow. The clergymen will conduct holy rite, which will begin at 12:00. The civil funerals will begin at 14:00. The statement was made by the representatives of Samtavisi-Gori Eparchy Metropolitan Andria.
Democratic Movement - United Georgia launches active pre-election campaign. Leader of the party and its presidential candidate Nino Burjanadze presented the chief of the party`s Tbilisi organization Gigla Baramidze to media today. She said Baramidze would also chair the president`s election headquarters during the campaign.
Supporter of the United National Movement Giorgi Khmelidze was interrogated by the security department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs regarding his post on social network. Giorgi Khmelidze said after the questioning that he was summoned to the ministry with the status of a witness and answered all questions of the detectives.
The soldiers of the Kutaisi 3-rd infantry battalion have return to their positions after first medical assistance at the hospital. Eleven servicemen were hospitalized with intestinal problems yesterday.
Fifty-two convicts will be released under the decision of the Parole Commission today. The commission discussed applications on early release submitted by three hundred prisoners, but approved only 52 of them.
Russian president Vladimir Putin cannot imagine change of Russia`s position towards Georgia`s occupied regions of Abkhazia and Tskhinvali and believes that the decision on independence should be taken by the population of the people living on these territories.