Holy Synod is against of involvement of clergymen in political activities
Holy Synod of the Apostolic Church of Georgia disapproves involvement of church servicemen in any political activities - the statement was released after the session of the Synod held at the Patriarch`s Residence yesterday.
`Church has always been the force that unifies the country and Georgia needs this function in the pre-election period most of all. Therefore, participation of clergymen in the activities of any political party is categorically unacceptable. Church is for everyone and the member of any political party is its member too,` the decision of the Holy Synod says.
The wife of the opposition MP Akaki Minashvili was interrogated by the prosecutor`s office last night. The investigation questioned her regarding her work at the Ministry of Defence of Georgia two years ago.
The president of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili`s visit to Poland continues. The President, Maka Chichua and the members of the accompanying delegation will arrive in Krakow today and pay tribute to the memory of the late president of Poland Lech Kaczynski and his wife, Maria Kaczynska.
Prime Minister and Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure today observed the ongoing shore protection activities and spoke about the government`s vision of the development of the coastal zone of Anaklia.
NATO has decided to reinforce defence by conducting military trainings. After the Poland NATO fighter aircraft participated in a drill of the military alliance in the Baltic state of Lithuania on Tuesday in an exercise intended to "show solidarity," according to one official.
Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili starts his regional tour. Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Garibashvili visited Senaki Military base, where he viewed the modern barracks, gym and pool. He paid tribute to the memory of the soldiers, fallen in Russia - Georgia war of 2008 as well.
President of Georgia pays his first official visit to Poland. Giorgi Margvelashvili will meet with the President of Poland, Bronisław Komorowski, after which the two leaders will hold a joint press conference.