Lithuanian President meets Georgian opposition
( Civil ) - Lithuanian President Valdas Adamkus met with Georgian opposition leaders in Tbilisi on November 24 to discuss the recent developments in the country.
On November 23 the opposition leaders also held talks with Polish President Lech Kaczynski, who was also visiting Tbilisi.
"The visit of the two presidents was a breakthrough, because they pledged to do their utmost to resume broadcasting of Imedi TV and to ensure that the January 5 presidential polls are held in a democratic atmosphere," MP Kakha Kukava of the Conservative party said on November 24.
Meanwhile, a nine-party opposition coalition called on the population to participate in a demonstration on November 25 to protest against the violence and to demand resumption of Imedi TV's broadcast.
"The President will step down some of these says and the Georgian people should not let him regain this post," MP Zviad Dzidziguri of the Conservatives party said at a press conference on November 24.
Later on November 24 the opposition New Rights party, which set up a coalition with the Industrialists and the National Democratic Party, will hold a congress to officially nominate Davit Gamkrelidze as a candidate to run for the January 5 early presidential elections.