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UPDATE 5-Georgian police detain opposition leader as political crisis deepens

Contributed by NAMPA / Reuters.

* PM resigned last week over Melia case
* Observers call for restraint
* New PM calls for dialogue after Melia detained
(Updates with U.S. reaction)
TBILISI/MOSCOW, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Police stormed the party
offices of Georgian opposition leader Nika Melia and detained
him on Tuesday, deepening a political crisis that prompted the
prime minister to resign last week.
Melia's supporters had barricaded themselves in the offices,
using furniture to block th ...