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Germany: Berlin calls for 'quick investigation' of violent clashes at Tbilisi protest02:32

Germany: Berlin calls for 'quick investigation' of violent clashes at Tbilisi protest

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June 21, 2019 at 13:13 GMT +00:00 · Published

Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Adebahr said that Berlin supports Georgian authorities in a "quick investigation" of violent clashes at Tbilisi anti-government protest, speaking at federal press conference in Berlin on Friday.

"We support the Georgian authorities in a quick investigation of the clashes and its reasons and a dialogue between the parties and call on all sides to stay peaceful, to contribute to easing [tensions] and to resolve the conflicts and [we support] the existing need for discussion, which has to happen within the framework of the Georgian constitution,'' said Adebahr.

At least 240 people, including 80 police officers were injured as anti-government protesters clashed with the law enforcement officials outside the parliament building in Tbilisi in the early hours of Friday morning.

Germany: Berlin calls for 'quick investigation' of violent clashes at Tbilisi protest02:32
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Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Adebahr said that Berlin supports Georgian authorities in a "quick investigation" of violent clashes at Tbilisi anti-government protest, speaking at federal press conference in Berlin on Friday.

"We support the Georgian authorities in a quick investigation of the clashes and its reasons and a dialogue between the parties and call on all sides to stay peaceful, to contribute to easing [tensions] and to resolve the conflicts and [we support] the existing need for discussion, which has to happen within the framework of the Georgian constitution,'' said Adebahr.

At least 240 people, including 80 police officers were injured as anti-government protesters clashed with the law enforcement officials outside the parliament building in Tbilisi in the early hours of Friday morning.

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