US condemns 'violent, politically motivated' attacks in Dmanisi, Rustavi

The US Embassy underscores in its statement that ‘violence is unacceptable in an election campaign’. Photo: Nino Alavidze/, 22 Sep 2021 - 21:47, Tbilisi,Georgia

“The United States condemns the violent, seemingly politically motivated attacks which took place yesterday in Dmanisi and Rustavi”, the US Embassy in Georgia has announced.

This, along with numerous reports of pressure and intimidation against opposition candidates and their supporters throughout the country, raises serious doubts about the government’s commitment to a safe, fair pre-election environment and a democratic election process”, the statement reads. 

The US Embassy has released a statement earlier today: