“Democracy in Georgia is at stake and all actors including Government must act with full responsibility”- Czech Ambassador to Georgia

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Tuesday, 06 July 2021 12:55

“Democracy in Georgia is at stake and all actors including Government must act with full responsibility,” said Czech Ambassador to Georgia Petr Mikyska as he publicly condemned the violent events that took place in Tbilisi yesterday.

“Shocked by scenes of violence, attacks on journalists and NGOs offices in Tbilisi. Perpetrators must be brought to justice immediately, Constitutional rights and freedoms restored. Democracy in Georgia is at stake and all actors including Government must act with full responsibility,” the Ambassador tweeted in the aftermath of yesterday's events, that saw tens of people, many among them journalists, physically assaulted by a violent mob protesting against the Tbilisi Pride march.

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