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.
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.
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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.
Parliament of Georgia has adopted the resolution on Ukraine - the draft resolution was proposed by the parliamentary majority. The majority and the minority debated on some points of the resolution during past two days, as the opposition was demanding insertion of the paragraph in the document on imposing sanctions to Russia.
Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Gharibashvili calls on the Ukrainian government to ignore the recommendations by the ex-president of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili. In the interview with Georgian Public Broadcaster, Prime Minister recollected the developments in Georgia in 2008...