Tbilisi Appeal Court releases statement on Ivanishvili`s case
Tbilisi Appeal Court has released a statement regarding the ruling taken on the appeal of Bidzina Ivanishvili, the leader of the Georgian Dream Coalition, who is seeking his double citizenship. In the statement, the court defines the reasons of the decision, which left the ruling of the Tbilisi City Court in force and did not satisfy the appeal. The statement says hat the Appeal Chamber approved the explanations of the first instance court that the grounds determined by the article N32 of Georgia`s organic law on Georgian Citizenship refers equally on those persons, who are the citizens of Georgia and those foreign citizens, who have been granted the citizenship of Georgia on the grounds of the exception rule.
Giorgi Presashvili accuses current government of organizing the release of the threesome sex-video, which caused a political scandal last week. Paresashvili says deputy minister of internal affairs Lasha Natsvlishvili and deputy prosecutor Gela Khvedelidze were involved in this process.
Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili says the scandal of the sex-video looked like the manner of the National movement. Leak of a secretly recorded threesome sex video, which was available on the internet and which purportedly featured...
Former mayor of Tbilisi Niko Lekishvili plans to return to politics. Lekishvili says he is prepared to become a member of the Tbilisi self-government Sakrebulo, if the members of the assembly are elective.
Prime Minister of Georgia has reviewed processes in the agriculture sector after the scandal in the ministry of agriculture, where eight employs were arrested with the charges of machinations and embezzlement.
Georgia`s president Mikheil Saakashvili has denied suggestions that one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects was given extremist training in his country. Saakashvili talked about this in the interview with Sky News.
Leak of a secretly recorded threesome sex video, which was available on the internet and which purportedly featured a man who has recently been fiercely criticizing some senior officials, has further fueled concerns over privacy rights in Georgia.