Protesters start setting up tents in Pankisi Gorge

Some protesters began setting up tents as part of protest against the construction of Hydro Power Plant in Pankisi Gorge.

The locals of village Birkiani claim they do not intend to stop protests and will not allow anyone to resume the constriction.

“We will not allow to build a hydro power plant here. We will stay here all day and night long. We have set up tents," said local Darejan Pareulidze.

Zurab Abashidze – We have not received information about possible suspension of trade relations with Russia from formal sources