Miners’ Strike in Tkibuli Continues
02 February, 2011

General Director of Saknakhshiri Zaza Sadunishvili is meeting the Tkibuli miners .
Over 200 miners are gathered in front of Tkibuli mine administration. Representatives of Trade union of metallurgy, mining and chemical industry workers, Transport and road workers’ trade union and unity ‘Azoti’ (nitrogen) are there.
The protesters demand the release of two people detained for the 22 January explosion in the mine and a salary increase, long term working contracts and better labor conditions.
Sadunishvili called on the miners to

stop the protest as it will only cause the company to suffer.
After long negotiations, Sadunishvili persuaded several miners to enter the mine, view the unit and to be acquainted with the working conditions at the site.

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