Bidzina Ivanishvili : Those people who signed the occupation – put patriot’s mantle on and accuse us of occupation

It’s cynical that the ones who signed the occupation – put patriot’s mantle on and accuse us of occupation; those who have been the standard of bribery for the past 30 years, talk about corruption from the parliament’s podium and present themselves as flag-bearers of a fair court, Bidzina Ivanishvili, the chairman of the Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia party, said during his speech in Freedom Square on Saturday. He noted there is a great temptation facing the Georgian Dream to treat these people as they deserve, though the "ruling team remains committed to the ideals of 2012".

“Apart from the hardship, from the previous authorities we have inherited occupation, authoritarianism, state institutions seized by one small group. It’s cynical that the ones who signed the occupation – put patriot’s mantle on and accuse us of occupation; those who have been the standard of bribery for the past 30 years, talk about corruption from the parliament’s podium and present themselves as flag-bearers of a fair court; Those who trampled on fundamental human rights, tortured and murdered their fellow citizens, seized business, the media and abolished free speech, banned going out in the streets – just those people accuse us of having a lack of democracy and voice these accusations from the TVs, which are opened using stolen money,” Bidzina Ivanishvili said.

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