Deputy Assistant Secretary Thomas O. Melia of the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor leads an interagency delegation that visits Georgia today to assess the pre-election environment. The delegation also includes officials from USAID and the Departments of Defense and Justice. - "Rustavi2"
The delegation is visiting Georgia to highlight the importance of a democratic electoral process that results in a Parliament which reflects the will of the Georgian people.
Deputy Assistant Secretary Melia and the delegation will hold a number of meetings with political parties and governmental authorities.