Interior Minister pledges MIA sub-units will leave Pankisi Gorge

The sub-units of the Internal Affairs Ministry will leave the Pankisi Gorge, Minister of Internal Affairs of Georgia Gakharia said at the meeting with population of the Pankisi Gorge on Sunday.

As for the police officers, the Minister explained that they would stay in the gorge to protect the population.

“The special task sub-units of the Interior Ministry will leave the gorge, but the police officers will stay in the gorge to protect the public order and the safety of each citizen,” Minister Gakharia said.

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