U.S. Embassy Statement on September 16 Constitutional Court Ruling on Gigi Ugulava Case

The Embassy welcomes the Georgian judicial system’s adherence to the rule of law and Constitutional principles. A strong, independent judiciary bolsters Georgia’s image as a rules-based, transparent democracy that upholds the rule of law and due process for all of its citizens. We reiterate the importance of ensuring all cases are handled in accordance to the highest international standards of due process and rule of law.