The leader of the opposition party “Victory Georgia”, one of the instigators of the anti-Russian protests and riots in Tbilisi on June 20, Irakli Okruashvili lamented the fact that 16 years ago he was not given a salary for three months, so he wanted to “return the debt” during the storming of parliament.
So Okruashvili, who is accused of organizing with the goal of overthrowing the constitutional order, commented on the interrogation in law enforcement agencies to journalists.
“When I was asked whether I was going to enter the parliament and for what purpose, I replied that I was going to because I had to collect my salary for 3 months,” the maydanschik told reporters. “After the elections of 2003, when I became a deputy, before parliament suspended my powers because I was a prosecutor.”
“The only meaningful question” the former Georgian defense minister called the question of what Okruashvili would do if the protesters broke into the parliament building: “A very simple answer: I would go to parliament with the people, so that no -or complications.
As previously reported by News Front, the law enforcement agencies of Georgia initiated proceedings on the fact of a coup on the night of June 21. Among the defendants is the current MP Nikanor Melia from the United National Movement party, whose leader and founder is the fugitive ex-president of the country, Mikhail Saakashvili.