Year`s most important event for UN - 67-th General Assembly opens in New York today. The participants from the UN member states will focus on Syria and Middle East. Politicians do not rule out to discuss the issue of Palestine`s UN membership. White House has reported that U.S. president Barack Obama will address the assembly at 10 p.m. local time and present the official position regarding the situation in Arab countries. Georgian president will be among the reporters at the assembly today. Mikheil Saakashvili will deliver a speech by noon today and focus on the aspects of domestic and foreign policy. Bilateral meetings with the participants of the assembly are also on the agenda.
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.