Grigol Liluashvili: There are not enough signs in the Prime Minister's statement for starting an investigation

In accordance with the common practice in the legal space, there are not enough signs in the [Prime Minister's] statement for starting an investigation, Grigol Liluashvili, the head of the State Security Service, told journalists, thus answering a question regarding the information spread by Prime Minister Irakli Kobakhidze that he was threatened to share the fate of the Prime Minister of Slovakia.

According to Grigol Liluashvili, there is no precedent of investigation on the recommendation given in the form of advice in the Georgian legal space.

According to Grigol Liluashvili, there is no proper evidence to start an investigation.

"The agency decides whether there are criminal signs in public statements. In relation to this case, it was considered that there is not enough evidence to start a criminal prosecution, that is, there is no proper evidence to start an investigation. In a country where a high standard of evidence works, this was not enough," said Grigol Liluashvili.

Prime Minister Irakli Kobakhidze posted a statement on the social network on May 23, in which he notes that the European Commissioner, speaking with him, said that in case of overriding the President's veto on the draft law on "Transparency of foreign influence", Western politicians may take certain measures, and in the same context, he mentioned the "terrorist attack" on the Prime Minister of Slovakia. Later, European Commissioner Olivér Várhelyi issued a statement regarding the information spread by Prime Minister Irakli Kobakhidze. Warhey expressed concern that a specific part of his phone conversation was taken out of context.

Later, Irakli Kobakhidze said that he was ready to tell the details of the telephone conversation, where he was threatened to share the fate of the Prime Minister of Slovakia, with the foreign investigative agencies and give them evidence.

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