Lithuania sends vast number of observers to Georgia’s presidential elections

January 2, 2008 at 9:22 pm Leave a comment

Gerogian FlagAs the BNS informed a European Parliament Member (MEP) will join the other of Lithuanian observers in Georgia’s premature presidential elections.

Lithuanian MEP Sarunas Birutis will join a specialist delegation formed of seven Europarliamentarians, which is to commence activity on Thursday. Birutis is to monitor Georgia’s premature presidential elections on Saturday together with his colleagues.

At the time of the visit, MEPs will meet with representatives of such international organizations as the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE); the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly and OSCE’s Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights.

A meeting with Georgia’s resigned former president Mikhail Saakashvili and Prime Minister Lado Gurgendidze is also on the agenda.

The delegation of MEPs is to present the election monitoring report and hold a press conference Sunday.

A group of Lithuanian MPs, diplomats together with a vast number of students and junior politicians are also going to participate in election monitoring in Georgia.

The Seimas Administration has delegated MPs Arminas Lydeka, Skirmantas Pabedinskas, Jonas Cekuolis, Jadvyga Zinkeviciute and Henrikas Zukauskas. They will observe the elections together with OSCE Parliamentary Assembly’s delegation.

A total of 29 Lithuanian diplomats, Seimas and Pesident’s office employees are to accompany OSCE on the mission to Georgia.

The largest group of observers from Lithuania will be made up of representatives of Vilnius University Institute of International Relations and Political Science (TSPMI) students, junior Social Democrats, Conservatives, Liberals, Lithuanian Atlantic Treaty Association and Council of Lithuanian Youth Organizations.

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Entry filed under: Baltic States, Georgia, Lithuania, Politics.

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