Dispersal of Protestors Done Legally – Prime Minister
Georgia, Tbilisi / Тrend corr N. Kirtskhalia / Zurab Noghaideli, the Prime Minister of Georgia, stated that the dispersal of protestors on Rustaveli Avenue was carried out within the limits of the law. "After the opposition blocked the street, we had to resort to special measures," he said.
Noghaideli told journalists at the State Chancellery of Georgia that tear gas, which was used during the dispersal of the rally, does not cause danger to the life and health of human beings.
"These measures are usually used in the western countries. Therefore, the country continues its normal life," stated Noghaideli.
According to the Prime Minister, he does not have any information about the number of victims. He noted that Davit Tkeshelashvili, Heath Care Minister of Georgia, will follow-up on the issue.