Parliament adopts statement on Ukraine with 68 votes
Georgian parliament has adopted a statement regarding the situation in Ukraine with 68 votes against zero, as the opposition was not attending the vote in the session hall on Monday. Opposition disapproved the draft statement presented by the majority.
`Georgian parliament expresses deep concern regarding the recent developments in Ukraine. Parliament of Georgia supports the will of the Ukrainian people to become a fully-fledged member of the European family and believes that despite the existing problems, Georgia and Ukraine will take their worthy places in the space of international democratic commonwealth,` the statement says.
Locals of the village of Ghurta of Khulo district of Adjara Region are expected to hold a large-scale protest rally. They are urging government to investigate the incident which took place in the village on March 8, 2014.
Russian helicopters have violated Georgian airspace - several helicopters flew over the Georgian controlled territory from the occupied Tskhinvali Region yesterday and from the occupied Abkhazia today.
President of Georgia paid tribute to the memory of Georgian national hero, Zhiuli Shartava on his 70th anniversary. Giorgi Margvelashvili announced at the memorial today that by commemorating Zhiuli Shartava, he was also paying tribute to all, who fell in the tragedy of Abkhazia.