Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov.5
The party of former Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili United National Movement believes that the President Giorgi Margvelashvili should convene an emergency session of parliament due to the political crisis in the country, News Georgia reported.
Recently, at the conclusion of the political council meeting of the Georgian Dream bloc, Premier Irakli Garibashvili made a statement that he dismissed Defense Minister Irakli Alasania. Alasania's colleague and friend, the State Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration Alexi Petriashvili and Foreign Minister Maia Panjikidze resigned with all deputies as well.
"There is a severe political crisis created in our country, which dates back to 2012," said the former State Minister of Georgia for European and Euro-Atlantic integration and the deputy of the United National Movement faction Giorgi Baramidze Nov.5 in a press conference. "In recent days, the problem has proved to be even greater. Therefore, we appeal to the president of Georgia so that he would immediately convene a meeting of the Parliament."
The President of Georgia has been on a working visit to Austria since Nov.2, where he participated in a UN conference.
Later Free Democrats Party left the ruling coalition Georgian Dream.
"We came to the meeting with our accomplices, however we were met by charges, we didn't intend to speak with former Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili," said the leader of the party Irakli Alasania after the meeting with members of the coalition at the central office of Georgian Dream, saying that the ex-prime minister was also at the meeting.
Translated by EA
Edited by CN