Saakashvili doesn't see himself as a dictator

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Georgia, Tbilisi, February 26 /Trend, N.Kirtzkhalia/

The president of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili doesn't consider himself a dictator. "The charges of constitutional dictatorship brought against me by Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili, who thought up a new epistolary style and corresponds with me on Facebook and demands the answer there, are unclear for me", Mikheil Saakashvili declared at a press conference on Tuesday.

"In 2007 I retired because of collisions on the street. Then I declared early election and had gotten people support. After the defeat in the elections on October 1, 2012 I recognized defeat and handed over the reins to the new government without excess conversations, though I could reserve security officers. But I hadn't done this, as I wanted the new government to have all the levers of power", he emphasized.

But instead of cooperation, said Saakashvili, he received new attacks. And now he is asked to refuse from his constitutional power and to reduce it. "The matter is not in what is written in the Constitution, as I declared more than once and I declare today, that I don't intend to apply my rights on parliament and government dissolution, - the matter is in the climate which is far from normal", President noted.

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