Statement of Ministry of Defence of Georgia
23 February 2018

Ministry of Defence of Georgia extends its deepest condolences over the tragic incident that has happened in Tskhinvali region and expresses the deepest sorrow over death of Archil Tatunashvili to his family members.

Junior Sergeant Archil Tatunashvili was serving in the Georgian Armed Forces from 2007 to 2011.

Through the active engagement of international partners, it is significant to identify the circumstances of the tragic incident and to release the unlawfully arrested Georgian citizens Levan Qutashvili and Ioseb Pavliashvili within the shortest possible time.