Georgian opposition coalition protesting election result

Georgian opposition coalition protesting election result

Georgia's opposition coalition 'Strength in Unity' is protesting the results of the presidential election, which resulted in the victory of pro-government candidate Salome Zurabishvili on Rustaveli Avenue.

"These have not been elections. This was a criminal special operation against the Georgian people," Grigol Vashadze told several thousands of supporters at the demonstration. 

He added that the opposition is preparing a suit with its lawyers to demand the cancellation of the presidential elections results in the court, reported.

The Georgian Dream ruling party endorsed presidential candidate Salome Zurabishvili received 59.52% of votes (1,147,627 votes), while candidate from the United National Movement Grigol Vashadze  - 40.48% of votes (780,633).