High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice-President of the European Commission Josep Borrell Fontelles, has welcomed the adoption of the constitutional amendments by the Georgian parliament yesterday.
Adoption of constitutional amendments by the Parliament of Georgia is a key moment in the promotion of greater political pluralism in the country in view of upcoming elections. Congratulations to all! The EU will continue to stand by Georgia in its further election preparations https://t.co/N2sxu3jChn— Josep Borrell Fontelles (@JosepBorrellF) June 29, 2020
117 MPs voted for the bill which was drafted per the March 8 election agreement between the Georgian Dream ruling party and the united opposition, in talks mediated by the diplomatic corps.
The European Georgia and the United National Movement opposition parties refused to participate in the vote.