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Tuesday, June 20, 2017, #118 (3910)

It is better to discuss constitution 'indoors rather than on TV'

Georgia’s President Giorgi Margvelashvili, who criticizes several notes in the draft of the constitutional amendments, has rejected the offer of Parliament Chair Irakli Kobakahidze over holding live debates on TV over the issue. (more)

Parliament Speaker does not exclude possibility of delay for proportional elections

On June 19, Speaker of Parliament Irakli Kobakhidze stated that the Georgian government expressed its readiness to fully consider the recommendations put forward by the Venice Commission regarding the constitutional amendments. (more)

Congolese rebels demand release of their general in exchange of the captured Georgian


Auditor General against political parties’ monitoring by his agency


The News in Brief

"Over 200 Journalists Demand Release of Jailed Azerbaijani Reporter" (more)

Opinion & Analysis

Majority says constitutional monarchy ‘isn’t a bad idea’

Georgia’s Patriarch Ilia II has declared that Georgia had been run by monarchs for centuries, and it is worth the country considering becoming a constitutional monarchy. (more)

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