Law on Compulsory Service and the initiative of Irakli Sesiashvili, MP - "Biblical Georgia" sees the Georgian Patriarchate behind the bill.
Leader of the political center "Girchy" Zurab Japaridze, who is a member of the union, said that the Chairman of the Defense and Security Committee of the Parliament was holding secret negotiations with religious confessions.According to Zurab Japaridze, Irakli Sesiashvili wants to talk them to agree on the model of the law, according to which the privilege of freeing the mandatory military service will be used by all confessions except for the "Biblical freedom".
Biblical liberty has just released this information. We think that when the Chairman of the Defense and Security Committee is engaged in such things, it is already a shame. We believe that such an agreement is impossible and we do not believe that any religious confession will agree. It should be understood that this is not a deal with Irakli Sesiashvili, this is a deal with the Patriarchate of Georgia, which is responsible for discriminatory situation, "Japaridze said