Statement made by the Georgian Dream

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Wednesday, 28 September 2016 09:43

Statement made by the Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia Georgian Dream condemns the series of actions masterminded by the UNM groups. This is an initiative marching against the sovereign security of Georgia. It is essential that relevant government agencies investigate the facts and take respective response measures.
It is categorically unacceptable to allow any violance towards general public and actions that trigger at the instigated antagonism and instability of the country.

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