19 August 2019,   03:44
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Negotiations with Azerbaijan are over - Road to the Easter Cathedral will be opened at the end of the week

Negotiations with Azerbaijan are over - in Davit Gareji, the access to the road to the Easter Cathedral will be closed until the end of the week. At the end of the week, it will be opened for pilgrims and tourists. It is about the section where yesterday"s incident occurred.
Negotiations between Georgia and Azerbaijan lasted for a few minutes. Representatives of the Border Police of the two countries were presented at the meeting near Lavra.
Yesterday, the State Border Service of Azerbaijan expelled icons and handed them to the Georgian side as a sign that the territory of the Desert Monastery belongs to Azerbaijan. The incident occurred between the locals and the border guards. Citizens returned the icons in the temple again.

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