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Ex-ambassador of Georgia to the USA and Switzerland died

2009-04-27 10:42

Levan Mikeladze, the ex-ambassador of Georgia to the USA and Switzerland, suddenly died yesterday in Tbilisi.


In recent times he was in the opposition.

According to the Alliance of Georgia, headed by Irakli Alasania, the ex-Permanent Representative of Georgia to the UN, Mikeladze died of a heart attack.

The deceased was 52 years old. He was born in 1957 in Tbilisi. In 1992-1994 he was the advisor to the head of the state, in 1994-1995 годах - an employee of the Georgian embassy in the USA, Canada and Mexico, from 1996 to 2002 he worked in the embassy of Georgia to Austria, was the Permanent representative of Georgia to the OSCE. In 2002-2006 he was the Georgian ambassador t the USA, later was appointed the ambassador to Switzerland.

After the events of November 7th 2007 [the dispersal of a peaceful rally in Tbilisi], Mikeladze voluntarily left his position of the Georgian ambassador to Switzerland and joined opposition.

A few days ago, on April 21st, Levan Mikeladze's flat was robbed. An unknown criminal broke into the flat, beat the housemaid and attempted the robbery. The housemaid managed to escape, then the criminal left as well.

Later the Interior Ministry reported that the robber was arrested. According to the Ministry, it was Teimuraz Karchava, previously tried three times for robbery. The Interior Ministry press service spread the videotape with Karchava's confessing in the crime.


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