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What information do you have concerning the recent problems at the Davit Gareji monastery complex?

Tuesday, May 15
“I know nothing more than what the media has recently released; that we may face the danger of losing some part of the monastery…”
Nikoloz, Architect, 29

“I have heard that the Azeri side has been trying to grab the part of our territory where Gareji Monastery is located but it is more irritating that our government officials - the former KGB members - haven’t even issued a single petition to protect Georgian land.”
Keti, Producer, 35

“As far as I know, Azeris are claiming the monastery to be a part of Albanian Culture which is, simply to explain, a ridiculous statement... I hope the border will be established.”
Keti, Lawyer, 25

“I know nothing about this issue. I have [heard] no comment from our official representatives yet.”
Pervane, Azeri student, 26

“I have only that information which the [government] delivers.”
Anna, Journalist, 35

“I have no information concerning the issue.”
Maia, Nurse, 45

“I am really revolted with what is going on. The Azeri side is trying to grab this area. Georgia is friendly to some other states, when, unfortunately we have no friends…”
Levan, Student, 21

“Georgians claim that this monastery is their monument. But the Azeri side claims it is [part of] ancient Albanian culture. I can’t say which of them is correct. The Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences and Ministry of Tourism will discuss and investigate this with Georgia.”
Aynur, Azeri student, 21