150 Georgian citizens, who were intending to take Istanbul-Tbilisi flight last night, are still stuck in the Gogchen airport waiting for the decision of the air company Pegasus. The flight was cancelled due to heavy mist; the flights were cancelled from Tbilisi to Turkey as well.
The passengers contacted Georgian embassy in Turkey, but no assistance has been provided yet. The passengers say they have been offered transfer to hotels until air space is opened.
The failure of the international community to punish Russia for its 2008 invasion of Georgia has let Moscow think it can get away with seizing Ukraine`s Crimea region, Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili said in his interview with AFP.
The European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg this Spring will announce its ruling in a case Georgia has lodged against Russia concerning the deportation of Georgian citizens from Russia in 2006, Goergia`s Justice Minister Thea Tsulukiani said.