Oct 21, 2021
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Prime Minister of Georgia: it is impossible for Saakashvili to leave prison ahead of schedule

The release of former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili from prison is excluded ahead of schedule, Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili said, writes TASS.

“It is ruled out that Saakashvili left the prison ahead of schedule. He will be in prison for at least six years, ”he said, and also noted that opponents of the current authorities are promoting the topic of the arrest of the former leader of Georgia, manipulating the situation with the upcoming second round of local elections to be held on October 30.

Let us remind you that Saakashvili was detained in Georgia on October 1, he is a defendant in a number of criminal cases. Now he is in the prison of the city of Rustavi. The ex-president called himself a political prisoner and went on a hunger strike, but later agreed to the help of doctors and observation in a hospital.

His lawyer expressed hope for a pardon for his client.

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