(Prime-News) - The Parliament of Georgia unanimously (with 149 votes) supported decision of the president of Georgia and approved the state of emergency on the territory of Georgia for 15 days.
Nino Burjanadze, Chairwoman of Georgian Parliament, stated at the plenary session today that although the situation has stabilized in Tbilisi since November 07 and in the rest of Georgia, threat to stability still exists.
Burjanadze expressed gratitude to the Catholicos-Patriarch of all Georgia Ilia II for his appeal towards the nation not to yield to provocations of external forces.
Burjanadze appealed to a "healthy representatives" of the opposition for dialogue and noted that she was ready to meet them after completion of the session today.
The presidential decree, which was signed at 23:30 on November 07 imposed restrictions on the press, demonstrations, and strikes, among other activities. The state of emergency expires on November 22.