Irakli Kobakhidze: The absence of the President at today's event was absolutely logical, she had no moral right to be here today

The absence of the President at today's event was absolutely logical, she had no moral right to be here today, - Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Kobakhidze told the media after the event dedicated to the Police Day.

According to him, the President had "nothing to do" at the mentioned event, because she pardoned one of the prisoners who threw a "Molotov cocktail" at the policeman.

"The absence of the President at today's event is absolutely logical, in the circumstances when she pardoned one of the prisoners who threw a "Molotov cocktail" at the policeman, tried to burn the policeman alive. She had no moral right to be here today. I do not decide this issue, it is a measure of the Ministry of Internal Affairs. In addition, you remember Salome Zurabishvili's statements regarding the police in recent weeks. These were absolutely insulting statements, so she had nothing to do here," said Irakli Kobakhidze.

In addition, according to him, ambassadors of various countries and former Prime Minister Irakli Gharibashvili were invited to the event, although he does not know exactly who attended the Police Day and who did not.

"As for Irakli Gharibashvili and the ambassadors of different countries, according to my information, each of them was invited to the event today. I don't know who was present and who was not, but I am sure that no one showed disrespect towards the Georgian police", Irakli Kobakhidze said.

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