Georgia was abstaining from making official comments regarding the political situation in Minsk.
Georgian Foreign Ministry has commented on the political developments in Belarus, where the riot police have dispersed demonstrations after the presidential elections.
Nino Kalandadze, deputy minister of foreign affairs, announced at the briefing that Georgia was abstaining from making official comments regarding the political situation in Minsk, however, they were watching the situation, wishing to see the elections in Belarus, which would be acceptable for civilized world.
`We are interested to see fair and democratic elections in Belarus. We have very good relationships with Belarusian people and the state and we want to enhance these ties. We have many interesting plans and we consider it is important that the results of the elections were acceptable for civilized world. We wish the people of Belarus could make their choice,` Nino Kalandadze said.
Former president, Aleksandr Lukashenko won the presidential elections in Belarus on December 19. The opposition and their supporters protested against the results published by the CEC; the rally grew into a clash with the riot police, which detained seven candidates of opposition parties.