20 January 2022,   08:20
Giorgi Antsukhelidze is the hero of our epoch - Defense Minister laid flowers on the national hero"s grave

Giorgi Antsukhelidze would be 34 years old. The national hero was once again remembered.

Minister of Defense and representatives of the General Staff arrived at Mukhatgverdi Brothers Cemetery.

"Giorgi is the hero of our epoch, which has strengthened with his self-sacrifice once again our historical memory and commitment to defend our country"s freedom and dignity. Today, all of us are obliged to do our best to strengthen our country, including in the field of defense, "said Levan Izoria.

Family members and friends were at the grave of the national hero.

Giorgi Antsukhelidze died heroically during the August war. Sergeant of the 41nd Battalion of the Fourth Infantry Brigade was killed in beating at Tskhinvali school # 5 at the brothers cemetery. Antsukhelidze was beaten on 9 August 2008 after one of the clashes. Despite torture, interrogation and many insults, Sergeant did not give out military secrets and obey the enemy"s demands. Then the footage of Antsukhelidze torture was spread in the Internet space.