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The News in Brief

Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Prepared by The Messenger Staff

Mikheil Saakashvili agrees to move to Clinic Vivamed for examinations

According to Koba Nakopia, a member of the United National Movement, Mikheil Saakashvili agrees to go to Vivamedi Clinic for examination. The third president has already confirmed the readiness of the relevant staff.

According to Nakopia, Saakashvili refused to be hospitalized tyesterday because, naming the rare opportunity to meet with his family members as the reason.

"He was already informed before I entered that he would be transferred, just here is one very important detail that there is no talk of transferring him for treatment, only talking about the examination.

That is, he was offered to be taken to Vivamed for examination and then sent back to the penitentiary, where he was told that this should happen today, to which he said he could not go today, as today is the rarest day during his stay here when he is given the opportunity to meet. “Family members had to turn down the offer because of this,” Nakopia said.

UN Chooses Czech Republic to Replace Russia in UN Human Rights Council

The United Nations has chosen the Czech Republic to replace Russia in the UN Human Rights Council.

The UN General Assembly elected the Czech Republic to replace Russia by a majority vote in the Human Rights Council.

The decision was supported by 157 out of 193 members of the General Assembly during the secret ballot held today, 23 abstained.

On May 7, the UN General Assembly suspended Russia from membership in the UN Human Rights Council.

In the draft resolution, the UN General Assembly stated that it would “suspend the membership of a member of the Human Rights Council who commits a gross and systematic violation of human rights.”