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24 Jan 2020 | 01:48 AM UTC

Georgia: Protest planned outside US Embassy in Tbilisi January 26

Opposition political party calls for rally outside of the US Embassy in Tbilisi on January 26; heightened police presence and local traffic disruptions expected



The opposition Alliance of Patriots of Georgia party is planning to hold a rally outside of the US Embassy in the capital Tbilisi on Sunday, January 26. Supporters are being asked to gather at 16:00 (local time) to protest the alleged interference of US-think tanks in Georgian internal affairs. While the demonstration is expected to remain peaceful, a heightened security presence and localized traffic disruptions are anticipated in the area.


Individuals in Tbilisi are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid all protest, and demonstration locations as a precaution and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities.