Tina Khidasheli has also left the Republican Party. This statement was made by the partial member Levan Berdzenishvili. According to him, Khidasheli has already written the statement.
"Tina Khidasheli has written a statement. As for Nodar EbanoidzeI do not know. He has not yet received an application. He might leave or stay,”- he added.
As you know, Davit Usupashvili, Vakhtang Khmaladze, Tengiz Shergelashvili and Pridon Sakvarelidze have also left the party.
We made a choice for Georgia which parliament will never have a problem for quorum. This statement made the member of Republican Party and its majoritarian candidate in Zestaponi Tina Khidasheli. She voted with her family: husband Davit Usupashvili and her sons.
Tina Khidasheli addressed to people and asked to be more active.
“We voted for more freedom, better Georgia with Parliament which will have more opportunity for debates. I wish more professionals to be there. I would like to have parliament which will never have a problem for quorum. We would like to have multi partial and European Georgia,”-Tina Khidasheli said.
“This is a case when the liability issue should have been raised” – the Former Defense Minister and one of the leaders of Republicans Party Tina Khidasheli said. She estimated video connections of Mikheil Saakashvili in pre-election period.
As Khidasheli said, the government also has not answered the question, why it does not send protest note to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine.
“When I was a Minister, Mikhiel Saakashvili had an interview with BBC and he politically attacked to Georgian State. I demanded to send protest note to Ukraine. We have had a lot of similar cases since then,”-Tina Khidasheli said.
The Prime Minister of Georgia will hold a briefing in Governmental Administration today, at 17:00 p.m. It is not concreted what the main issue of the briefing will be. But according unconfirmed information, Giorgi Kvirikashvili will present new ministers of Defence and Reconciliation and Civic Equality.
According to reports, Tina Khidasheli and Paata Zakarishvili have left their positions.
Tina Khidasheli will resign after returning from US. According to the Defense Minister, he met Prime Minister Kvirikashvili yesterday and they set some calendar.
“There are some events which should be completed in the nearest future. I think that if the transfer mode will complete soon these events will be completed normally. You know the political decision and I will not ever give myself the right to stop in the middle,”-Tina Khidasheli said.
The Defense Minister of Georgia, Tina Khidasheli and the State Minister for Reconciliation and Civic Equality of Georgia Paata Zakareishvili will resign. They will end their job in a few days after the consultations with Prime Minister Kvirikashvili and the party members.
As for Minister of Environment and Natural Resources Protection Gigla Agulashvili, he made the different decision, distanced himself from the party and he will keep his position.
In the nearest future the Republican Party will present the election program and the list of candidates.
The Delegation of Georgia leaded by President Margvelashvili will visit Warsaw for participating in NATO Warsaw Summit today. According to the Presidential Administration, Giorgi Margvelashvili will deliver a speech. He attend the working dinner with the members states of Alliance.
In the frames of the summit, NATO-Georgia Commission session will be held. It will be attended by the Foreign Minister of Georgia Mikheil Janelidze. The Defense Minister of Georgia Tina Khidasheli will participate in interoperability platform meeting.
In the frames of the summit, the bilateral meeting of the President, Foreign Minister and Defense Minister of Georgia is planned.
According to the businessman Levan Vasadze, the fact of appointment Tina Khidasheli as the Defence Minister was an insult of the soldiers. This statement was made by Vasadze in the interview with PalitraNews.
“Tina Khidasheli went in Sochi and told to the Abkhazians: “I don’t care if Georgia return Abkhazia but I want Georgia to be liberal country- I think that she must not be able to return in her homeland. Appoint her as the Minister of Infrastructure, why as the Minister of Defence? This is frontal insult of the Georgian soldiers,”-Levan Vasadze said.
“All such trainings are more guarantee to be close with NATO but the proximity of the armed forces is not enough for NATO membership”-this statement was made by the Defence Minister of Georgia Tina Khidasheli in Vaziani in the frames of Noble Partner 2016. According to her, a consensus all the member states is needed to be the member of NATO.
“The fact that NATO’s military forces have been here, in Georgia is too important and progressive step but it is not enough,”-Tina Khidasheli said.
Minister of Defense of Georgia Tinatin Khidasheli met with William Lahue, Chief of NATO Liaison Office in Georgia.The main topics of the meeting were NATO-Georgia relationship, implementation of Substantial NATO-Georgia Package (SNGP) and expectations of Georgia at the NATO Warsaw Summit. The sides focused on the “Georgian Defense and Security Conference” (GDSC) planned in Georgia, the visit of NATO Secretary General’s Special Representative for the Caucasus and Central Asia James Appathurai and the topics to be discussed at this event.The Head of Department of International Relations and Euro-Atlantic Integration Luiza Khitarishvili also attended the meeting.