SEARCH NEWS BY DATE

Fight against terrorism – one of the main challenges for Georgia


Fight against terrorism remains one of the main challenges for Georgia. Levan Izoria, Deputy Head of State Security Service presented the annual report of 2015 at the expanded sitting of three – Law Affairs, Human Rights and Defense and Security -- parliamentary committees today. Izoria introduced MPs with preventive measures that are carried out in Georgia. 

He said that about 1 300 people were detained across Georgia’s state borders and 1 014 were deported. Izoria said that about 50 Georgian citizens are present in Syria and Iraq with terrorism related purposes. He also talked about the current situation across the occupied territories and struggle against corruption.

Lawmakers had questions to Izoria about release of secretly recorded video material reflecting private life. They became interested with the ongoing investigation details. The meeting proceeded under the background of harsh debates and statements. 

Vakhtang Gomelauri, Head of State Security Service will present the 2015 annual report in the parliament this week. Before that, the lawmakers will become introduced with the report at various committees.


Add Your Comment below
Related
Lawyer of charged person for terrorist act plot names crime motive
Lawyer of charged person for terrorist act plot names crime motive
Beka Bekauri, the person charged for terrorism act plotting of strategic gas pipeline, names hatred of the Kremlin’s occupational policy as
Read Story
Persons charged for terrorism sentenced to pre-trial detention
Persons charged for terrorism sentenced to pre-trial detention
Seven persons charged for terrorism were sentenced to pre-trial detention based on the decision made by Giorgi Keratishvili, Judge of Tbili
Read Story
Relatives of persons charged for terrorism speak about pressure
Relatives of persons charged for terrorism speak about pressure
Relatives of 7 people charged for terrorist speak about pressure. One of the detainees Beka Bekauri remains placed at hospital. He is the o
Read Story
Defense Minister comments on aversion of possible terrorist act
Defense Minister comments on aversion of possible terrorist act
Levan Izoria, Georgian Defense Minister commented on aversion of possible terrorist act in Georgia. Izoria evaluates work of State Security
Read Story
State Security Service says it prevented terror attack in Georgia
State Security Service says it prevented terror attack in Georgia
Georgian State Security Service declares
Read Story
State Security Service prevents terror attack in Georgia
State Security Service prevents terror attack in Georgia
Georgia’s State Security Service has prevented a planned terror attack in Georgia. Five peopl
Read Story
Breaking News
State Security Service prevents terror attack in Georgia
State Security Service prevents terror attack in Georgia
Georgia’s State Security Service has prevented a planned terror attack in Georgia. Seven persons are detained on charges of organizing terr
Read Story
Defense Minister met representatives of Diplomatic Corps
Defense Minister met representatives of Diplomatic Corps
Defense Minister of Georgia hosted the representatives of Diplomatic Corps accredited in Georgia. 
Read Story
366

News Feed