OSCE Secretary General hopes for “progress through dialogue” in Georgia
YEREVAN, NOVEMBER 19, ARMENPRESS. OSCE Secretary General Thomas Greminger has called on all sides in Georgia to “ensure peaceful protest and progress through dialogue” amid the demonstrations in Tbilisi.
“Following developments in #Georgia with concern. Look to all sides to ensure peaceful protest and progress through dialogue and respect for legal frameworks”, Greminger tweeted.
Thousands rallied on Sunday outside the Georgian parliament building in an anti-government protest. The opposition began a picket outside the building on November 18th.
Later in the day police dispersed the rally.
According to local authorities 37 protesters have been detained. The ministry said the detainees ignored police orders and committed misdemeanors.
Four people, including two police officers, were hospitalized for injuries.
Edited and translated by Stepan Kocharyan