Georgian Prime Minister ready to let president dissolve parliament
Georgia, Tbilisi, Dec. 21st / Trend, N. Kirtskhalia /
Prime Minister of Georgia Bidzina Ivanishvili expressed hid readiness to give President Saakashvili permission to dissolve parliament and start elections as early as "tomorrow."
"If tomorrow the president makes a statement that he can't dissolve the parliament and that it would only be possible in April, I, as a majority leader, will give my consent; the majority will not enter the parliament and we will hold new elections," Ivanishvili said to "Rezonansi" newspaper.
"We are not afraid of elections or talking with people and learning about their attitudes. Let them not figure that we are losing support, on the contrary, we have more supporters, and will get more votes because we have very good plans and will solve all problems" - the Prime Minister said
According to Ivanishvili, the president has the right to dissolve the government at any time and present a new one to Parliament.
"But the previous government will be in force as long as Parliament does not approve the new one," Ivanishvili said.