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We will not be able to elect an ombudsman, we will continue our work, Mamuka Mdinaradze says

By Liza Mchedlidze
Thursday, December 22, 2022
According to Georgian Dream MP Mamuka Mdinaradze, the opposition does not support any of the 5 ombudsman candidates proposed by them, therefore they will not be able to elect an ombudsman at this session. He spoke about this at the briefing.

"Consultations were held regarding the candidates for the ombudsman. Today, I can tell you the result with certainty that out of the 5 candidates, from which we proposed to choose one and support them, and after that it was possible to agree on a common candidate, our opponents did not want to support any of the candidates.

Therefore, it is natural that we will not be able to elect an ombudsman and we will continue to work in order to be able to form a common candidate at least in the spring session," he said.

According to Mdinaradze, the opposition has decided on 2 candidates for the position of ombudsman and "other than that, they are not going to support anyone".

"For the spring session, we will try to eliminate this gap. Fortunately, the decision to implement the Euro recommendation and its deadline is not this year, and you know the statements from our friends that it will be all by the end of the year, and therefore, we have the opportunity to be intensive on these issues. We agreed on the spring session through work," Mamuka Mdinaradze said.