IN RUSSIAN

Shevardnadze advises Saakashvili to resign

14 January 2013 - 8:14pm

 

Former Georgian President Eduard Shevardnadze advised the current

president Mikheil Saakashvili to resign. According to him, there is no

point for  Saakashvili to stay in office because he is losing

influence in the country and in its environment.

 

"What is the President, when his environment does not support him. But

the main thing is that the Georgian people will not recognize

Saakashvili as their president, and if he has a conscience, after all

this, he should resign," said Shevardnadze in an interview with the

Georgian newspaper "Asaval Dasavali", cited by "Interfax-Ukraine".

 

Shevardnadze also warned that Saakashvili "is particularly dangerous,

because all his actions are motivated by hatred of the incumbent

prime-minister Ivanishvili."

 

Read also

Apr 17 2014 - 17:27
The Tbilisi Court of Appeal has upheld the Tbilisi City Court's verdict of 'not guilty' in the Bacho Akhalay case. The former defense minister and seven of his subordinates have been accused of inhumanely treating servicemen.
Apr 17 2014 - 09:35
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin met Special Envoy of the Georgian PM Zurab Abashidze in Prague yesterday. Their meeting was being postponed throughout March and first half of April. The sides expressed commitment to continue negotiations.
Apr 16 2014 - 20:08
The speaker of the Georgian Parliament, David Usupashvili, has proposed deducting some part of the salaries of MPs who miss sessions of parliament without providing any reasonable excuse. "I’d like to ask the finance department of the Parliament, as well as the mandate and procedure committees, to deduct fines from the April salaries of MPs for days of absence at sessions without substantial reasons in March. It is necessary to figure out why they were absent and whether their excuses are reasonable,” Georgia Online quotes Usupashvili.
Apr 16 2014 - 19:57
Russia cannot cancel the visa regime with Georgia as there are no diplomatic relations between the two countries, Grigory Karasin, the deputy head of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Russia, says. 
Apr 16 2014 - 15:03
Georgian Prime Minister Irakly Garibashvili said that Georgia will do all it can to normalize relations with Russia, ITAR-TASS reports.Garibashvili’s Special Envoy Zurab Abashidze is meeting Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin in Prague today. It is the sixth such meeting. The Abashidze-Karasin meetings are the first dialogue of Russia and Georgia since the war in 2008.
Apr 16 2014 - 13:04
Georgy Gegechkori, vice speaker of the ruling Georgian Dream coalition, said that their mayoral candidates will be named on April 26, Georgia Online reports.Georgia will hold their municipal elections on June 15.
Apr 16 2014 - 08:32
Georgian Minister for Labour, Healthcare and Social Protection David Sergeyenko met U.S. Ambassador Richard Norland and officer of the Coordination Office under the Humanitarian Aid Department of the U.S. State Department John Post will meet today, Trend reports.They will discuss the State Department program to provide medical centers with equipment and materials.

Archive