Protesters from Georgian opposition block all entrances to parliament in Tbilisi
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  • 21:51 17 November 2019

Protesters from Georgian opposition block all entrances to parliament in Tbilisi

Representatives of the Georgian opposition, who are protesting in the centre of Tbilisi demanding the resignation of the government, have blocked all entrances to the parliament, the leader of the New Georgia opposition party, Giorgi Vashadze, told reporters on Sunday, ONA reportsciting Sputnik İnternational.

"We have [blocked] all the entrances to the building, the parliamentarians should better avoid coming to work tomorrow. We have the keys in our hands, which means that there is no entrance to the building. We urge the police not to break the law and not to take any actions," Vashadze said.

He urged everyone not to disperse, stock up on warm clothes and "stand to the end."

"People must win!" he declared.

Tents have also been set up along the parliament building, in which the opposition politicians and their supporters plan to sleep.

Earlier, the Georgian Interior Ministry called on all the participants of protests in Tbilisi to comply with the order and warned that any attempts to storm or block state institutions would be prevented by police.

Faig Mahmudov

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