If Sufficient Number to Rally Georgian Opposition to Decline Parliamentary Elections Invalid
Georgia, Tbilisi, 24 May / Trend corr. E.Rustamov / The Georgian opposition will decline invalid the results of the parliamentary elections on 21 May if a sufficient number will gather in the rally in Tbilisi on 26 May.
"If the enough number of people will rally then we can demand from the authorities to annul the results of latest parliamentary elections and to set the date for the new elections," Manana Nachkebia, one of the leaders of the United Opposition party of Georgia, stated.
Under the recent parliamentary elections the United Opposition will receive 120 places out of 150 in the Parliament. "The ruling party will have 49 mandates, United Opposition -14, Christian-Democratic -6 and Labour party -6 ," Zurab Kachkachishvili, a spokesman from Central Election Commission, stated to journalists.
"We agreed beforehand that the parties which will gather only 5% of votes will leave the Parliament and leave Mikhail Saakashvili's National movement alone," Nachkebia said to Trend .
"This will be a protest that will attract the attention of foreign countries and they will understand that Georgia is not a democratic country. We have already agreed with the Labour party and are waiting the respond from the Christian-Democratic movement to stage a rally," Nachkebia said.