US commends progress made in Georgian judiciary, urges dialogue on election reform

The US Department of State has urged the Georgian ruling party and the opposition to continue the dialogue on election reform. Photo: Embassy of Georgia to the US., 24 Dec 2019 - 11:18, Tbilisi,Georgia

The US has commended the ‘recent progress’ made in the fourth wave of judicial reforms in Georgia and supported the ongoing dialogue between the ruling party and the opposition on electoral reform, the US Department of State says. 

The United States supports a secure, prosperous, and democratic Georgia,” the statement says. 

The US has urged the Georgian government to “reinforce its commitment” to the principles of democracy, individual liberty, and rule of law by ensuring that its judicial and prosecutorial system is free of political bias.