Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia has paid official visits to Czech Republic, Slovakia and Austria. Vashadze met with his European counterparts and discussed a wide specter of bilateral relations. The main topic of discussion at those meetings was the parliamentary elections held in Georgia on October 1. The diplomats from the three European states hailed Georgian democracy. Vashadze emphasized that at the starting phase of the work of the new government in Georgia, the support and cooperation of European authorities with the new cabinet would be very important. Grigol Vashadze will continue his European tour by visits to Baltic States, Germany and Great Britain.
Minister of Corrections and Legal Assistance of Georgia, Sozar Subari told Alia newspaper that the video tapes discovered in the secret storage in Samegrelo two days ago, include the footage of sexual abuse of prisoners and not only prisoners.
Russia will begin negotiations with Georgia about resuming air communication with Georgia. Official representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry Aleksandr Lukashevich said that negotiations on resuming direct flights between the two countries would begin in near future.
Public Defender of Georgia says the Ministry of Internal Affairs has violated the presumption of innocence when they announced after the detention of Mikail Kadiyev that he was organizing a terror attack in Georgia. Finally, Kadiyev was charged with illegal carrying and keeping of arms.
United National Movement is concerned about the fall of the index of economic growth in the country. Giorgi Vashadze of the parliamentary minority says the official data released the State Department of Statistics shows that both import and export were reduced during the past month.