Four Georgian sailors, who were left without attention on the board of the ship abandoned in the Cartagena naval station, Spain, will return to Georgia soon. The sailors were taken on board with different terms, but were not paid after they tried to clarify the employment terms with the ship owner company. They have not been paid their salaries for past eight months.
Georgian naval administration is already holding negotiations with the ship owner company on covering salary arrears and arranging transportation of the sailors to Georgia.
Deputy Minister of economic development of Georgia, Giorgi Karbelashvili said in the telephone interview with Rustavi2 that Georgian government would cover the travel costs from Cartagena to Batumi port. Karbelashvili is already in the Spanish port holding negotiations with Spanish colleagues.
The Minister of Justice, in the capacity of the chairperson of the inter-agency commission working on the electoral issues, has welcomed the decision of the Tbilisi City Court on restoring the registration to the UNM candidate of governor in Marneuli district, Ahmed Imamkuliev. The statement was published on the website of the ministry.
Belarusian intelligence service reports the attempt of a Georgian national, a passenger of the Kutaisi-Minsk flight, to hijack the liner. According to the report, the passenger sent a written note to the crew chief that he would explode the plane unless they flew to one of the European states.
The Tbilisi City Court has nullified the ruling of the Georgian Central Election Commission, which removed the candidate of the governor from the United National Movement opposition party from the candidate list.
The seven workers injured in the Tkibuli coal mine in a yet unconfirmed accident were hospitalized to Tbilisi late last night. All of them have burn injuries mostly on their faces. The preliminary reports say the thermal accident was caused by a sudden powerful flow of hot air.
Georgia`s former president Mikheil Saakashvili had just recorded a comment about the statement of the Russia`s Investigation Committee regarding the possibility to declare Saakashvili wanted internationally, when the representative of the same commission made definitions on his earlier statement.
The government of Georgia calls for for restraint among all political groups and respect of free political expression, condemning isolated incidents reported during the campaign for municipal elections.