Russian MFA comments on Zurab Abashidze`s appointment
Russian Foreign Ministry has commented on the appointment of the special representative of Georgian Prime Minister to Russia Zurab Abashidze. Russian authorities say they know the Zurab Abashidze very well, as he was the ambassador of Georgia to Russia. They describe him as an experienced person and diplomat. Russian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Grigory Karasin spoke about the experience of former ambassador, who visited Russia with different missions during past few years.
Minister of Corrections and Legal Assistance of Georgia, Sozar Subari told Alia newspaper that the video tapes discovered in the secret storage in Samegrelo two days ago, include the footage of sexual abuse of prisoners and not only prisoners.
Russia will begin negotiations with Georgia about resuming air communication with Georgia. Official representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry Aleksandr Lukashevich said that negotiations on resuming direct flights between the two countries would begin in near future.
Public Defender of Georgia says the Ministry of Internal Affairs has violated the presumption of innocence when they announced after the detention of Mikail Kadiyev that he was organizing a terror attack in Georgia. Finally, Kadiyev was charged with illegal carrying and keeping of arms.
United National Movement is concerned about the fall of the index of economic growth in the country. Giorgi Vashadze of the parliamentary minority says the official data released the State Department of Statistics shows that both import and export were reduced during the past month.