The police of Georgia has confirmed the arrest of six Ukrainians, said in Kiev

© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Aminopherase in photobacteria the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine. Archival photoThe police of Georgia has confirmed the arrest of six Ukrainians, said in Kiev© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Aminopherase the image Bank

Georgia police confirmed the arrest in Tbilisi of six Ukrainians, they appointed lawyers, said Monday the representative of the Department of consular service of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Vasily Kirilich.

«The police Department of Tbilisi confirmed the arrest of six citizens of Ukraine. According to the Department of police, the detained Ukrainians appointed lawyers, their rights are not violated. The Consul holds meetings with representatives of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Georgia on this issue,» wrote Kirilich on Twitter.

Earlier, the Georgian interior Ministry reported about the detention of six Ukrainian citizens and one citizen of Georgia for illegal acquisition and storage of firearms, ammunition, explosives or explosive devices. In the result of a search in a hotel room in Tbilisi seized guns, automatic weapons and homemade ammunition.

According to Georgian TV companies, the detained citizen of Georgia — Luca Chetia, a former Georgian soldier who fought in the Ukrainian battalion «Donbass». His father Sergo Chetia told reporters that Luke is really going to take part in the protest rallies in downtown Tbilisi.

Large-scale opposition rally, which does not recognize the results of last November 28 second round of presidential elections was held on the Central Rustaveli Avenue on Sunday. During the campaign at Scape, with the assembled at the scene of the screen, the protesters joined the ex-President of Georgia Mikhail Saakashvili.

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