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Reuters: Georgian PM tells Ukraine’s Zelenskiy not to meddle in his country
(Reuters) – Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili accused Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy of meddling in his country’s political situation by commenting on protests there last week, prompting an angry response from Kyiv.
During the protests against a “foreign agents” law that critics said signalled an authoritarian shift in Georgia, Zelenskiy thanked protesters for waving Ukrainian flags, saying it showed respect, and he wished Georgians “democratic success”.
Last Friday, Georgia’s parliament dropped the bill, which had threatened to harm Tbilisi’s bid for closer ties with Europe. Critics had said it was inspired by a 2012 Russian law that has been used widely to crack down on dissent in Russia.
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WNU Editor: Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili was responding to these remarks made by Ukrainian President Zelensky …. Zelenskyy calls for ‘democratic success’ in Georgia amid protests (AFP).
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