Opposition MPs to leave parliamentary committees

  • Oppositional MPs are demanding early parliamentary elections per the German electoral model which distributes  seats based on the votes received in party-list [proportional] voting. Photo: parliament of Georgia press office. 

Agenda.ge, 28 Nov 2019 - 15:02, Tbilisi,Georgia

 Several opposition MPs from the European Georgia party have submitted statements regarding their exit  from parliamentary committees amid protests in Tbilisi sparked by the rejection of the election bill on November 14. 

The European Georgia opposition party is participating in the demonstrations, demanding the conduct of the 2020 parliamentary elections per the German electoral model and by an interim government. 

  The MPs who are about to leave the committees are: 

  •  Sergi Kapanadze - member of Parliament's Education Committee.
  • Elene Khoshtaria - member of Parliament’s Human Rights Committee.
  • Irakli Abesadze and Otar Kakhidze - members of Parliament’s Legal Issues Committee.
  •  Lasha Damenia and Lela Keburia - member of Parliament’s Regional Policy Committee.