“The state, the Government and the relevant agencies are actively working on the case of the detained doctor Vazha Gaprindashvili, who is held in custody by the de facto Government of Tskhinvali region”, Giorgi Gakharia, the Prime Minister of Georgia stated at the Government session.
The Prime Minister said that the Government is using all international instruments.
"We are taking steps that are necessary in such a difficult situation, the specifics of this process must be taken into consideration", Gakharia said.
Vazha Gaprindashvili has been held in custody by the de facto government of Tskhinvali region since November 9. Demonstrations in support of Gaprindashvili have been held in the city and regions. His colleagues and adherents staged a White Lab Coats Demonstration outside their clinics. Three more persons detained together with the doctor were released after paying financial penalty. Criminal investigation of the case is in process charging illegal borderline breach.