• 17/06/2024 18:48

The Prime Minister of Georgia announced praise for the “Russian” bill and threatened protesters

Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Kobakhidze said that we will pass the bill on “foreign agents” , which is called similar to the Russian one and which provoked mass rallies in Tbilisi, to praise the initiative in parliament in the third reading of the coming year.

RBC-Ukraine informs about this on Reuters.

For In the words of the head of the Georgian government, speaking at a televised briefing this week, the ruling Georgian Dream party will ensure that the bill is praised in the third reading of this year.

Kobakhidze also threatened the protesters, hold rallies and actions against the relevant legislative initiative, judicial re-investigations, as the stench “swells to the point of violence.”

Rallies in Tbilisi

It is significant that the Georgian opposition called on opponents of the bill to hold a whole night of protest in front of the parliament in Tbilisi, in order to prevent legislators from arriving on Monday, May 13th, if they are to begin discussing the scandalous draft law in the third reading.

Previous It was reported that according to ZMI data, on May 11, at least 200 thousand people took part in a protest in Georgia under the name “European March”.

Why criticize the “Russian” bill in Georgia

The document, among other things, requires organizations to withdraw 20% of their funding from abroad, to register as agents of foreign influx, otherwise they will face a fine. Critics of such an initiative about “foreign agents” will shout that it is contrary to democratic principles similar to those that were adopted in the authoritarian Russian Federation in 2012.

It is obvious that the edges of the intellectual decline and representatives of the opposition ї Georgia will condemn the bill as authoritarian and Inspiration to Russia. In Europe there is also a growing respect that this legislative initiative is important for the country’s European integration.

It is reported that on May 12, Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili is at the center of mass rallies against the bill on “foreign agents” was advocated by the leading party “Georgian Empire” and announced the date of ceremonies by law until 1 leaf fall. In order to create a law after the parliamentary elections, which will take place on the 26th of June.

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