Georgia, Tbilisi, Aug. 29 / Trend N.Kirtskhalia /
Chairman of the Georgian Parliament David Bakradze calls on the population to remain calm.
Citizens can rest easy, because today, unlike in the past decade, where certain groups want us to return, Georgia is a state, Bakradze told journalists on Wednesday.
"Today, Georgia is a country that has the Armed Forces, which has the police, the government, and today Georgia is a country that will protect the safety of its citizens in all circumstances. So no matter how big a problem or challenge is, our people, our population may be calm. Georgian state protected and protects their safety," Bakradze said.
The Georgian Interior Ministry is carrying out the operation to free the hostages and detain an armed group of saboteurs revealed near the border with Dagestan.
According to the information, a group of saboteurs who captured three groups of hostages consisting of civilians came through the border from Russia to Georgia. The group of hostages includes two or possibly three people.