"We are following closely the arrest of Mr Gigi Ugulava at Tbilisi airport on 3 July", the statement released by the spokesperson of High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy for the European Union Catherine Ashton says.
"This is a serious matter for Georgia and the U.S. is following the case closely", U.S. ambassador to Georgia Richard Norland said when commenting on the pre-trial detention of Gigi Ugulava, the chief of the election campaign of UNM opposition political party.
Tbilisi City Court accepted last night prosecution’s motion and ordered pre-trial detention of ex-mayor of Tbilisi and one of the leaders of UNM opposition party, Gigi Ugulava, who was arrested at the Tbilisi airport on July 3.
Only political debates held in its own studio are acceptable for Rustavi 2 Broadcasting Company, - says the letter sent to the United National Movement and Georgian Dream Coalition and their mayoral candidates.
Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Gharibashvili has held with the delegation of Ukraine today. The meeting was attended by the ministers of justice and infrastructure from both sides.
The President of Georgia has held meeting with the ambassadors of the NATO member states to discuss the issues on the agenda of the NATO Wales Summit this September.
Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Gharibashvili calls on the citizens to be active and vote at the runoff of the local government elections. The Prime Minister`s address was published on the website of the government of Georgia today.
The local election runoff date has been determined - according to the Central Election Commission of Georgia, the voters will be able to elect mayor in the runoff in eight self-governing cities and thirteen municipalities of Georgia.