16 July 2024,   08:10
Closed Jvari Monastery - Deputy Minister of Culture calls this incident a misunderstanding

First Deputy Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sport of Georgia assesses the closure of the Jvari monastery as a misunderstanding.
Mikheil Giorgadze speaks about the necessity of local government participation in solving the problem.
"The local authorities should intervene very actively, because this is the competence of the local government in the first place. I would assess it as misunderstanding. Soon this situation will be cleared up and the controversy will not be further deepened, "- said Mikheil Giorgadze.
We remind you that the Jvari Monastery was closed yesterday. The reason is the confrontation between street traders and the clergy. The pilgrims and tourists could not enter the temple.