Georgia’s Labour Party urges referendum on withdrawal of Georgian troops from Afghanistan
Georgia, Tbilisi, June 10 / Trend N. Kirtzkhalia /
Georgia's Labour Party has today made an application to the Central Election Commission to conduct a referendum on the withdrawal of Georgian troops from Afghanistan.
One of the party leaders, Georgi Gugava said the Central Election Commission in the next elections must hold a referendum and determine the opinion of the people regarding the participation of the Georgian contingent in the Afghan mission.
Ten Georgian servicemen were killed, while 36 were injured as a result of two attacks in Afghanistan last month.
According to the Labour Party, Georgian servicemen in Afghanistan should not remain after such attacks.