Salome Samadashvili: The appointment of Davit Khidasheli to the post of advisor to the Minister of Defense is a criminal offense and an investigation should be started

The Lelo party states that the appointment of Davit Khidasheli to the post of advisor to the Minister of Defense is a criminal offense and an investigation should be started. Party MP Salome Samadashvili announced the above at a briefing, responding to the information spread in the media that Davit Khidasheli held the post of advisor to the Minister of Defense for years.

As Samadashvili explains, she intends to address the questions to the Ministry of Defense, and after receiving the answers, she will start working on the initiation of a criminal case.

"The representative of the occupier of 20% of the territory of Georgia signed a contract, as Juansher Burchuladze himself confirmed, that he would be become an official adviser to the Ministry. This is clearly a criminal offense. Today I will make an official request to the Ministry of Defense. I wonder when the cooperation contract was signed and for how long and I am wondering if he has passed the security check. If he has passed, I will ask to send me that report as well, I would like to see who signed the document that said it is safe for the Georgian state for Mr. Khidasheli to be employed in the country's defense agency, and also, I am interested in the conditions of his work, what documents, what meetings did Mr. Khidasheli have access to. I expect to receive this information in the shortest possible time, and accordingly, we will already start preparing the basis for filing the appropriate case, according to the criminal law articles that punish actions against our country, our state," said Samadashvili.

For information, the Main Channel reported that Davit Khidasheli worked as an advisor to the Minister of Defense for many years. The mentioned information was confirmed by the former minister, Juansher Burchuladze, on the same television.

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