U.S. Embassy Statement on Parliament’s First Reading of Post-April 19 Agreement Constitutional Amendments

Parliament’s failure today to approve the Constitutional amendment aimed at ensuring broad, multi-party support for an impartial Prosecutor General is another missed opportunity to increase the independence, transparency, and integrity of Georgia’s judiciary. The proposed change in the appointment process was recommended for Georgia by the Venice Commission, an international body of legal experts, in ...
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Statement of the Embassy of the United States on Georgia’s Parliamentary Elections (October 11)

Statement of the Embassy of the United States on Georgia’s Parliamentary Elections (October 11) The Embassy of the United States congratulates Georgia on competitive and well-administered elections which largely respected fundamental freedoms on October 8, as assessed by the OSCE’s Office of Democratic Institutions and Human Rights.  We also note that election day proceeded in an orderly manner but regret that ...
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U.S. Embassy Statement on Explosion in Tbilisi (October 5)

U.S. Embassy Statement on Explosion in Tbilisi (October 5) The U.S. Embassy condemns acts of violence meant to harm Georgian citizens and the democratic process in Georgia.  Together with the international community, we have called on all parties to refrain from violence and respect the rule of law.  Political violence has no place in a ...
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