17 October 2021,   01:05
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My deepest condolences go out to his family, friends and colleagues - Carl Hartzell

EU Ambassador to Georgia has released a statement in connection with the death of TV Pirveli cameraman Lekso Lashkarava.

“TV cameraman Lekso Lashkarava. My deepest condolences go out to his family, friends and colleagues. Mr. Lekso Lashkarava was severely beaten as he was covering the violence that took place in Tbilisi around the Pride events on 5 July.

While still awaiting the results of the investigation into the cause of his death, let me reiterate the EU’s strong condemnation of all violence and our staunch and unwavering support to the freedom of media and assembly”, - said Carl Hartzell.

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