The events taking place in the National Movement are the harmful influence of the oligarchy on Georgian politics - its declared leader is a citizen of a foreign country and a criminal, the informal ruler is a criminal and finances the opposition and the media in Georgia with the money of European pensioners, - the Chairman of the Parliament, Shalva Papuashvili said while talking to journalists about the processes ongoing in the National Movement.
According to him, the processes ongoing in the National Movement "have only arithmetical significance but no content."
“The events taking place in the National Movement are the harmful influence of the oligarchy on Georgian politics. We see directly that oligarchic groups are involved in this struggle. Black money circulates in this party, influences, foreign influences among them.
That's why all this is happening. A political entity in a country is completely controlled from outside the country, including with money coming from outside the country, its declared leader is a foreign citizen and a criminal, the informal ruler is a criminal, and he finances the opposition, politics and media in Georgia with the money of European pensioners. All this is the harmful influence of oligarchic rule in Georgian politics. Let's see how events will unfold. It is important that this harmful influence of the oligarchs be reduced, including in other parties as well", said Shalva Papuashvili.
According to him, the National Movement, Girchi, Droa, Strategy Builder, Lelo – they are one group operating with common values, which is a politically corrupt, violent group and fighting against the interests of the Georgian people. The National Movement remains as corrupt party as it was from the beginning. The National Movement remains as active against the interests of the country as it was, regardless of divisions. It is not the first time, Strategy Builder pretended to separate from them earlier, then they joined again. Strategy Builder, Droa, Girchi and part of Lelo separated. This was actually a farce. They are one and the same in terms of values - National Movement, Girchi, Droa, Strategy Builder, Lelo. The society sees this and will say no to this once again during the elections," said Shalva Papuashvili.