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Georgia's parliament speaker to resign amid protests

Baku, June 21, AZERTAC

Georgian Parliament Speaker Irakli Kobakhidze has decided to resign amid protests in the country’s capital of Tbilisi, Secretary General of the ruling ‘Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia’ party and Tbilisi Mayor Kakha Kaladze said at a briefing on Friday, Russian TASS news agency reports.

"Since coming to power, the Georgian Dream party has sought to achieve a high level of accountability to the people. It has repeatedly proved it by its actions. The decision to resign that Georgian Parliament Speaker Irakli Kobakhidze has taken is another example of high accountability," Kaladze pointed out.

He also said that "destructive forces" responsible for violent disorder during the protests must be held accountable.

 

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