Georgian diplomats are assembling in the Hotel Radisson to participate in the fourth ambassadorial, which opens today. Foreign Ministers of the NATO member and partner states, including top diplomats from Poland, Sweden and Fiji Islands are already in Tbilisi to participate in the event. Foreign Minister of Argentina will join them a bit later. NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen will also attend the ambassadorial with the status of guest and address its participants. Rasmussen is expected to arrive in Tbilisi tomorrow. Within the visit to Georgia, foreign diplomats have meetings with Georgian politicians on the agenda. They will discuss upcoming parliamentary elections, steps made towards Georgia`s integration into Euro-Atlantic structures and the country`s foreign policy priorities.
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.
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.
The relatives of Iuri Kurtsua have been waiting for his release from the captivity of Russian occupants during past five days. The family says they have even paid a fine for `violating the borders of the occupied Abkhazia Region`.