Georgian PM promises to protect courts from pressure

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Tbilisi, Georgia, April 9

By Nana Kirtzkhalia - Trend:

Georgian courts today should be as free as never before, Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili told reporters after visiting the High Council of Justice.

He got acquainted with the work of the Council and met with its leadership .

According to Garibashvili, judges today have a unique opportunity to become fully free of any kind of pressure.

"We have a desire to build a fair state, a just society, and we cannot achieve this without the existence of independent judiciary. I have come here with this message and I reiterate with full responsibility, that our government has never and will never exert any pressure on judiciary", Garibashvili said.

He went on saying, that no one will dare to intervene in the activities of the court.

At the same time, he noted that neither political parties nor government has the right to exert pressure on courts.

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