The European Union Office in Georgia has its flag at half-mast as Georgia has a mourning day today.
As the European Union in Georgia reports on its official Facebook page, it offers condolences to the family members of those killed in the August 23 tragic Shatili road accident.
"Today the EU flag flies at half-mast as we mourn those who tragically lost their lives on the road to Shatili last Sunday. Our thoughts are with the families and friends of the victims, and we wish a speedy recovery to those injured,'' reads the statement by Carl Hartzell, Ambassador of the European Union to Georgia.
A minibus fell off a cliff from about 80-meter height on August 23 at the Shatili road.
The accident claimed 17 lives and left three severely injured.
In memory of the fatal road accident in Shatili, Georgia declared August 25 a national mourning day.