Georgian Parliament ex-speaker talks about special intelligence services’ surveillance over him
Georgia, Tbilisi, July 20 /Trend N.Kirtzkhalia /
Ex-speaker of the Georgian Parliament David Bakradze, who is one of leaders of the "United National Movement", was under video surveillance. Bakradze told "Imedi" TV company in a live conversation.
"As the members of the Commission, who viewed the illegally shot scenes of video surveillance, informed me, there are also shots with me, but I have no idea what has been shot there," Bakradze said.
According to the ex-speaker, he didn't know that many popular people in the country were under the Georgian Interior Ministry's surveillance.
"Nevertheless, I should have known about it and carry responsibility for this," Bakradze said. .
Bakradze, who submitted his documents to the Georgian Central Election Commission as a candidate for president from the "United National Movement", stressed that, now he should do his best for that the perpetrators would be punished.
Totally, around 12,000 surveillance tapes of many famous persons' private lives were revealed in Georgia. A final decision on destruction of these records hasn't been made so far.