All political forces and all citizens will have the opportunity to freely express their political will during the presidential election campaign, Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili said at Tbilisi Airport before his departure for Batumi on 16 November, Caucasus-Press reported.
Georgian President accompanied by Bulgarian Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev left for Batumi. Saakashvili will show tourist infrastructure of Batumi to his guest.
"All political forces will be able to hold their campaigns without any restriction and the opposition will receive time in media, which is stipulated in our democratic laws," Saakashvili said.
Georgian authorities invite European observers to monitor the elections, the President stressed. "We applied to the European Union and invited observers, who will observe freedom of mass media and assist us to resolve all disputes including legal ones regarding democratic elections and Georgia's corresponding with democratic norms."
Georgian Government will do its best to provide legitimacy and legal order. "We have proved that we are not a coward government and the key priority for us is legality. We will protect the rights of all citizens and enable free expression of will," the President said.