In order to avoid confrontation between protesters, the police prevented the right-wingers from approaching the parliament building.
The other confronting group of protesters across the street also chose to stop the rally. Initially, the rally demanded the prime minister and interior minister's resignation but later they seem to have moderated their demands, which also includes liberalization of the state drug policies, a long-running demands by a significant part of Georgia's liberal youth.
Hundreds of people took to the streets in Tbilisi in the early hours of May 12 to protest an overnight antidrug raid by police on two popular nightclubs in the capital, angered by what critics called an excessive use of force against club-goers.
Counter protesters headed by ultra-nationalist movement Georgian National Unity, took an opposing stance and demanded the pro-liberalisation rally stop.
One of the protest leaders told journalists that demonstrators regarded the police action as a "provocation", but they did not resist police who began shortly after dawn to remove tents that had been erected the previous evening.
PM Giorgi Kvirikashvili said he was taking responsibility to ensure freedom of expression and safety of protesters at Rustaveli Avenue calling on police to prevent any possible confrontation between the confronted groups.
After the meeting with the pro-legalisation movement leaders the Interior Minister Giorgi Gakharia promised the protesters that the government would work to improve the country's drug policy.
Giorgi Gakharia responded to protesters outside the Parliament building on Sunday night.
Dozens of armed police officers were deployed in the raids. "I promise that we will achieve concrete results in the country's drug policy and if these promises are not fulfilled, you can always gather in front of the democratic parliament of a free country, to protest or to listen to music", said the minister.
He also apologised to protesters if anyone's safety was at risk by police and also asked them to do the same if they happened to insult any of the police workers.
Rally goers said they have given the government one week to keep its promise to investigate police brutality. "If the promises of the interior minister are not be fulfilled, we will resume the protests next Saturday", Tsikarishvili said at the rally late on Sunday.