The President of Georgia considers unreasonable charges of the prosecution against Saakashvili

The President of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili considers unreasonable criminal prosecution by the Prosecutor’s office of the former President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili.

According to President Margvelashvili, all the statements of the prosecution against Saakashvili are political, Interfax reported.

“After the start of the criminal prosecution of former President Saakashvili on the basis of his constitutional right to pardon prisoners Prosecutor made political statements that have compounded suspicions about the attempts of the wrong interpretation of the constitutional powers of the President and create problems for constitutional balance,” – said Margvelashvili.

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He noted that from the international point of view, the beginning of criminal prosecution on the basis of article of the Constitution raises many questions and deals a serious blow to the international image of Georgia.”

“It is suspected that the beginning of a prosecution under this article has the purpose of limiting presidential powers and the weakening of the institution of the President”, – he added.

In turn, Margvelashvili is not going to give comments about a particular decision of the Tbilisi city court, according to which Saakashvili imposed a sentence of three years imprisonment.

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The district administrative court refused to reverse the decision of the State migration service, Kyiv region. In the fall of 2017, she refused to grant the ex-President of Georgia, the orphanage in Ukraine. But the policy, which had deprived of citizenship, should be deported. Saakashvili’s decision appealed against. Like, in Georgia, against him allegedly openly framed. In the migration service claim – claims to the Georgian justice no.

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January 3, 20:10

We will remind, Tbilisi city court judge Giorgi Arevadze announced a decision on part of the charges against the ex-President of Georgia in the case of Sandro Girgvliani. The judge found Saakashvili guilty, and sentenced to imprisonment for 3 years. In the case of Sandro Girgvliani to Mikheil Saakashvili was charged under article “abuse of power”.

Saakashvili called the Georgian court’s verdict against him “completely illegal” and “contrary to all international, national standards and common sense”.

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