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FM: Law enforcement officers not disperse demonstrators, but prevent law violation on Rustaveli Avenue in Tbilisi

Politics Materials 27 May 2011 10:40
Georgian Foreign Minister Grigol Vashadze stated that the law enforcers did not disperse demonstrators, but intercepted the fact of the offense on the Rustaveli Avenue on the night of May 26.
FM: Law enforcement officers not disperse demonstrators, but prevent law violation on Rustaveli Avenue in Tbilisi

Georgia , Tbilisi, May 27 / Trend N.Kirtzkhalia /

Georgian Foreign Minister Grigol Vashadze stated that the law enforcers did not disperse demonstrators, but intercepted the fact of the offense on the Rustaveli Avenue on the night of May 26.

"A crowd of outsiders tried to obstacle the celebration of the most sacred holiday for the Georgian people. It was not the dispersal of the rally, but the suppression of the fact of a law violation. No one can ever force us not to celebrate the most solemn day for our country," Vashadze said.

The Georgian Interior Ministry's' riot police dispersed the protesters participating in the rally of the People's Assembly on the Rustaveli Avenue on May 26. According to eyewitnesses, the law enforcement officers dispersed the protesters using tear gas, rubber bullets and water cannons. the incident killed one policeman and one participant About 39 victims of the running-down accident during the riots have been hospitalized. Eight of them are policemen .

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