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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

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Event

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.

Advice

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.