Government of Georgia proposes to declare May 16 a day of mourning to honor the three Georgian soldiers, who were killed in a terror attack on a military base in Afghanistan two days ago. The initiative has been sent to the president of Georgia today.
Leader of the political movement The Nationals, Sandro Bregadze asserts that the rally of the NGO Identoba, which is planned to be held on Rustaveli Avenue on May 17, is organized and supported by the United National Movement.
Former first deputy minister of internal affairs of Georgia, Gela Khvedelidze will be released from custody after paying 5000 GEL. Attorney of the defendant, who was arrested for organizing release of private live video on internet a few days ago, presented the motion to release Khvedelidze against 5000 GEL bail and the judge approved it.
Prime Minister of Georgia has given interview to Euronews TV Channel. Bidzina Ivanishvili spoke about the need to regulate Georgia-Russia relations via peaceful measures and exemplified the recent agreement between Serbia and Kosovo.
Presidential candidate of the ruling coalition Georgian Dream, Giorgi Margvelashvili has confirmed that parliament speaker Davit Usupashvili and Minister of Defense Irakli Alasania were in course of the PM`s decision about his favorite, however, his nomination as the candidate for the president was unexpected for him.
Five villages have been gravely affected by an unusually long-lasting hail and windstorm in the Gurjaani district of the Kakheti Region last night. Locals say the hail lasted half and hour, while the windstorm for a whole hour.