EU reacts to recent developments in Georgia: “We urge all sides to remain calm”

Published in Politics
Friday, 21 June 2019 16:59

On 21 June, the EU Delegation to Georgia and the U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi made a statement following recent developments in the country.

“We are following very closely events at the Georgian Parliament in Tbilisi this evening,” the statement said. “We recognise the hurt that many people feel today.”

“We urge all sides to remain calm, show restraint and act within the framework of the Constitution at all times,” concluded the statement.

 

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