The President of Georgia, Salome Zurabishvili, thanked her representatives in the Constitutional Court.
Zurabishvili writes that her representatives withstood all kinds of psychological, moral pressure and insults during the unprecedented hearing.
“I thank my representatives who, during the unprecedented hearing, withstood all kinds of psychological, moral pressure and insults, both against me and against them, and in the face of absurd accusations and non-existent evidence, they defended the President’s institution with dignity,” Zurabishvili wrote on her Facebook page.
The Constitutional Court continues the oral hearing of the constitutional submission of the impeachment of President for the third day.
The consideration of the impeachment submission of President Zurabishvili in the Constitutional Court of Georgia has been ongoing since October 3. The issue is being considered by the plenum of 9 judges of the Constitutional Court.
The President is not in attendance at the sessions. Instead, lawyers Tamar Chugoshvili and Maia Kopaleishvili are defending her interests in court.
The Chairman of Georgian Dream Irakli Kobakhidze and other members of the ruling party, Anri Okhanashvili, Giorgi Kakhiani and Tengiz Sharmanashvili, have been present at the sessions as the authors of the submission.
The basis for initiating the impeachment process against Zurabishvili by the ruling team was the foreign visits made by her, to which the government had not given consent. The issue of impeachment of the President was decided at the meeting of the political council of the Georgian Dream party on September 1. The Constitutional Court has a one-month deadline to prepare its opinion. In case of a positive decision by the court, 100 deputies’ votes are needed to dismiss the President, which the majority of Georgian Dream does not have.