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Citizens of Georgia not to allow pro-Russian government - Zourabichvili

Citizens of Georgia not to allow pro-Russian government - Zourabichvili President of Georgia, Salome Zourabichvili (photo: GettyImages)

According to the President of Georgia, Salome Zourabichvili, the citizens of the country will not allow a pro-Russian government to stay in power, contrary to the rhetoric of the present one, reports Georgia Online.

Zourabichvili stated that during elections, people feel particularly strongly that no one in the country will forgive pro-Russian sentiments. She noted, "The citizens and society of Georgia will not accept a pro-Russian government if it is openly pro-Russian."

The president also pointed out that Prime Minister Irakli Kobakhidze had criticized the West, but after taking office, he visited the capital of Belgium: "If you noticed, our new prime minister stood out for not leaving representatives of the West, decorating them with such words, where did he go? - to Brussels. Who does he meet with first? - EU ambassadors."

Georgia refused to join sanctions against Russia due to strong arguments. According to Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Kobakhidze, they have a clear position on this issue. "We are not imposing sanctions, and we have very strong arguments for this," he said.

Kobakhidze confirmed that Georgia is not being used to circumvent sanctions. He also emphasized that the country supports Ukraine politically and provides significant humanitarian assistance, and there are exceptionally friendly relations between Georgia and the Ukrainian people.

Earlier, we reported that Georgian President Salome Zourabichvili supported Ukrainians on the second anniversary of the full-scale war with Russia.

In her address, she stated: "Two years have passed, but Russia has not achieved victory. It could not break Ukraine and its strength. Russia failed to divide Europe and separate you from it. We stand with you shoulder to shoulder, Victory is near!"