Georgia`s new State Minister for European Integration held his first meeting with employees of the ministry today. Aleksi Petriashvili at the working meeting presented the action plan and priorities of his future work.
The minister said Georgia`s integration into the European and Atlantic structures will be especially accented. He also said no large-scale staff changes are planned yet.
The new Diaspora Minister also arrived at the State Chancellery today. Kote Surguladze was accepted by former minister Papuna Davitaia. He introduced the new minister the priorities and the action plan, according to which the state ministry for Diaspora issues has been acting so far.
Nine persons have been arrested within the investigation launched after finding the scandalous videos of human torture and sexual abuse. The videos were along weapons and drugs in a secret store in Samegrelo last week.
Transparency International Georgia NGO has released a special statement regarding the decision of the Georgian judiciary to free the author of the prisoners` torture videos Vladimer Bedukadze from criminal responsibility completely.
Minister of Internal Affairs of Georgia Irakli Gharibashvili is meeting with foreign diplomats in order to introduce the details of the video archive, which includes the footage of the human torture and sexual abuse.
Brother of Mikael Kadiyev, Ramzan Kadiyev says his brother was offered a deal in custody. In the interview with a Georgian newspaper Kvela Siakhle, Ramzan Kadiyev spoke about the details of the offer. Mikael Kadiyev was arrested for preparing a terror attack in Georgia and afterwards was charged with illegal keeping of arms.