Date of Hillary Clinton`s visit to Georgia not set yet
The date of the visit of Hillary Clinton to Georgia has not been set yet. President`s press speaker Manana Manjgaladze said at the briefing today that the date of the visit can be agreed at the meeting of the working groups underway in Washington within the U.S.-Georgia Strategic Partnership Charter.
Manjgaladze also said the Working Groups are working in four different directions - defense and security, trade and economics, democratic cooperation and human relations.
Parliament speaker has made a special announcement on behalf of the parliament regarding the violent demonstration on Rustaveli Avenue today. Davit Usupashvili called on the protestors, police and whole society to keep order and stability.
Parliamentary opposition has voiced a new initiative about the amendments to the Law on Occupation after the lawmakers failed to adopt the draft amendments proposed by the majority by the second attempt. Leader of the minority Davit Bakradze says they have a compromising version of the sanctions on border violation on the occupied territories.
Several non-governmental organizations have published a special statement calling on the government of Georgia to provide security during the rally of the LGBT persons and another demonstration against LGBT propaganda on Rustaveli Avenue today. The two rallies are underway on Tbilisi`s central avenue right now.
Non-parliamentary opposition parties are holding consultations to nominate a joint candidate for the president - one of the leaders of the Christian Democratic Movement of Georgia Levan Vephkhvadze has confirmed.
Georgian Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili attended a conference organized by the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute. The conference was dedicated to regional economic integration in South Caucasus and Central Asia.
Minister of Defence of Georgia Irakli Alasania visited IV Infantry Brigade in Vaziani today. The three soldiers, who were killed in a terror exlposion in Afghanistan on Monday, served in 42nd Battalion of this Brigade. The military held a moment of silence in respect of the memory of Georgian heroes.