State Dept says U.S. 'deeply troubled' by arrest of Georgian opposition leader

Reuters | Washington DC | Updated: 24-02-2021 01:22 IST | Created: 24-02-2021 01:19 IST
State Dept says U.S. 'deeply troubled' by arrest of Georgian opposition leader
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The United States is 'deeply troubled' by the arrest of Georgian opposition leader Nika Melia and other opposition members and urges the Georgian government to act in line with its Euro-Atlantic aspirations, State Department spokesman Ned Price said on Tuesday.

Police stormed the party offices of Georgian opposition leader Nika Melia and detained him on Tuesday, deepening a political crisis that prompted the prime minister to resign last week.

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