Georgian opposition, U.S. State Department discusses pre-election status
Georgia, Tbilisi, April 13 / Trend, N.Kirtskhalia /
The Georgian opposition took part in live teleconference with Washington held on Thursday evening at the U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi.
Representatives of the U.S. State Department and the Agency for International Development, including the deputy assistant Secretary of State Thomas Melia communicated with representatives of the Georgian opposition.
The video conference has become a preparatory stage for the meeting of the Working Group on Democracy within the Georgian-US Strategic Partnership Charter in Washington next week.
The main topic of discussion was the upcoming parliamentary elections in Georgia. Georgian opposition leaders spoke about the election situation, changes in the Electoral Code and the law on political association of citizens.
As leader of the Independent Democrats, Irakli Alasania told reporters following the teleconference that Georgia's opposition received "great support" from the American side.