India's First International News Journal

10.7 C
Los Angeles
Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Georgian President Zurabishvili backed protesters against foreign agents bill

Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili backed protesters against the Foreign Agents Bill, which passed the country’s parliament in its first reading, vowing to veto the document.

“Those who voted today for this law violate the Constitution,” said the head of state in her video address to the nation.

Earlier, it was reported that a crowd of protesters outside the parliament building in Tbilisi threw Molotov cocktails at police officers, after which law enforcement was forced to use water cannons and gas tear gas.

It should be recalled that this evening the Georgian Parliament adopted by a majority of votes in the first reading one of the two bills providing for the creation in the country of a register of non-governmental organizations, media and entities benefiting of foreign state funding.

In Tbilisi, special forces used tear gas to disperse protesters outside parliament

For latest updates and news follow The Eastern Herald on Google News, Instagram, Facebook, and also on Twitter.
Click here to show your support.
News Room
News Room
The Eastern Herald’s Editorial Board validates, writes, and publishes the stories under this byline. That includes editorials, news stories, letters to the editor, and multimedia features on

Public Reaction



Read More