When imposing restrictions, our democratic principles were taken into account as much as possible, - Georgian President Salome Zourabichvilisaid when declaring a state of emergency.
She stressed that the restrictions will not affect rights such as freedom of expression and freedom of speech. According to her, media outlets will be able to smoothly fulfill their obligations.
“It should be clear to everyone that the restrictions on our constitutional rights stem from the current situation. When imposing the restrictions, our democratic principles were fully be taken into account, and neither the freedom of expression nor freedom of speech will be restricted. Media outlets will be able to smoothly fulfill their obligations and provide information to public," Salome Zourabichvili said.
According to her, the state of emergency does not imply full quarantine or curfew.