Prime Minister of Georgia calls threat of sanctions to country frivolous


BAKU: Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Kobakhidze called the threat of Western partners to impose sanctions against the Georgian authorities in connection with the adopted law ‘On Transparency of Foreign Influence’ frivolous, the Prime Minister said during a press conference, Trend reports.

“Any attempt to blackmail the Georgian people and the government elected by the Georgian people with sanctions or similar measures is not serious. We have firm positions on all issues. We serve the interests of this society and country. Therefore, talking about sanctions is not serious for us,” he said.

Referring to the Law on Transparency of Foreign Influence, the Prime Minister noted that Georgian citizens have the right to know who is being financed by whom in this country, who is promoting the positive or negative interests of foreign forces in the country.

According to him, in such conditions (in conditions of transparency), Georgian society will be better protected from attempts to violate the sovereignty of Georg
ia.

Source: Trend News Agency