Shalva Papuashvili: Which law? I spoke so much and you again call it a Russian law? The so-called Russian law propaganda has failed, it’s over

Which law? I spoke so much and you again call it a Russian law? This issue is over, - Chairman of the Parliament, Shalva Papuashvili, said in response to the journalist's question whether the chairman of Georgian Dream, Irakli Kobakhidze, supports the "Russian law".

According to Papuashvili, the law "On transparency of foreign influence" is Georgian.

"The opposition and NGOs are running around angry, writing things on the walls, they are just hysterical. The issue is over, the so-called Russian law propaganda has failed. This is a Georgian law, which was adopted by the Parliament of Georgia and the purpose of which is that everyone who operates in Georgia with the financing of Russia or another country should declare its finances. This is the most Georgian law that the Georgian Parliament has adopted.

As for the political council, yes, we had a session of the political council, you know that soon we will enter the pre-election campaign process. We had a planning meeting where we talked about when and what to start, including, of course, the chairman of the party, Irakli Gharibashvili, was also present at the session.

As for the “Georgian Law of Transparency", it is fully supported not only by Irakli Gharibashvili, but also by all the members of Georgian Dream and the majority of the entire population of Georgia," said Papuashvili.

When asked how he would assess the fact that France is working on a similar law, which is more strict, or what is the difference between the Georgian and French draft laws, Papuashvili answered that "the difference is that France is big and has an atomic bomb, we are small and do not have an atomic bomb you have".

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