Infrastructure minister says Kutaisi mayor`s dismissal was illegal
Minister of Infrastructure and Regional Development of Georgia Davit Narmania has commented on the decision of the Kutaisi Sakrebulo chairperson, who dismissed the city mayor yesterday. Davit Narmania says the decision was absolutely illegal and incompatible with legislative norms. `This is a problem of small groups in Kutaisi, who have ambitions to take part in the city governance. I should say that the yesterday`s decision by the Kutaisi Sakrebulo chairperson contradicts legislative norms. This is an illegal decision from the point of view moral too. This is a very bad decision, which affects the city and its residents,` Davit Narmania said before the beginning of the meeting of the Cabinet.
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.
Today the first National Hero of independent Georgia – Zhiuli Shartava would become 70 years old. Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili together with Defence Minister Irakli Alasania, other members of Georgian Government and MPs paid a tribute to the memory of Zhiuli Shartava at Saburtalo Pantheon.
Two tourists were killed, two others are missing and only one of the crew survived in an avalanche in Ushguli. The survived tourist contacted the rescue service for help in Ushguli. Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia has already confirmed the report about the death of tourists.
Interpol is considering the request of the Ukraine`s government to issue an arrest warrant for ousted president Viktor Yanukovych. The international organization has received an official letter from the Ukraine`s government and will publish the order warrant on its website soon.