"Bidzina Ivanishvili is afraid of free people," said Giorgi Vashadze, chairman of the political platform "New Georgia", when assessing Bidzina Ivanishvili"s interview after his return to politics. He noted that the former prime minister uses law enforcement agencies.
Ivanishvili was criticized by the founder and director of the Tbilisi School of Political Studies, Armaz Akhvlediani who noted that those who do not obey Bidzina Ivanishvili end up as Kvirikashvili.
Bidzina Ivanishvili gave the first interview to the Public Broadcaster after his return to politics. He strongly criticized Kvirikashvili and said that the former prime minister should have left the post.