Georgia, Tbilisi / corr Trend N.Kirtzkhalia / "Georgia has become the focus of the world community over the last few days in connection with the developing protest on Rustaveli Avenue, which demonstrates that the Georgian authorities are loyal to the principles of democracy," Zurab Nogaideli, the Georgian Prime Minister, said in a meeting of the Government.
He stated that "all people can see that freedom of expression is respected in Georgia, and international organizations have noted this fact in all aspects of Georgia's actions over the past few days. It is very necessary that the traffic on Rustaveli Avenue should move in a normal route," the Prime minister stressed.
Nogaideli emphasized that the Georgian Government did not change its priorities, which are the territorial integrity of the country and the opening of new jobs and economic growth. He also asked ministers to pay attention to the deterioration of weather in the regions, and take necessary measures to save the people from suffering as a result of it. The Prime Minister said that unfavorable weather conditions have damaged electricity transmission lines in Imeretti and 10,000 people are without electricity.