CUG Meeting Started Today – 12:50
Citizens’ Union of Georgia (CUG) party holds an assembly today in Tbilisi. President Shevardnadze, former Chairman of the party participates in the meeting as a common member of the party.
Two days before the meeting the opposing sides within the party agreed to reorganize the party and prepare it for the next assembly, which will be held not later then May 15 2002. Before that it will be a transitional period for the CUG.
It is anticipated that the post of the party Chairman, as well as the General Secretary’s posts will be canceled. President held the Chairman’s post before September 2001. Edward Surmanidze, supporter of Zurab Zhvania’s team is the General Secretary of the party.
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