04 February 2023,   05:32
"Rustavi 2" case, elite corruption, judicial system, election environment - mentioned in the EU report

Elite corruption, judiciary system, election environment and Rustavi2 case - are those remarks that have been fixed in the EU annual report.

The MEPs emphasize the importance of independent media and editorial independence and say that they remember Rustavi2 case.

The European Parliament has also paid attention to the fact that Georgia has not yet investigated the kidnapping of Azerbaijan journalist, Afgan Mukhtarli from Tbilisi.

The European Parliament Member of the Alde Group, Perta Astarevichus, is an author of one of the amendments concerning Vano Merabishvili.

In the compromise version, this amendment once again pointed to the decision of the European Court of Human Rights, which says that Article 18 of the European Convention was violated in relation to Vano Merabishvili.

The amendments to the report read that the European Parliament will monitor presidential elections and indicate that the CEC should be free of political influence and the government should not use administrative resources.

The compromise option is quite extensively speaks about the court, the legislative amendments that does not guarantee the neutrality of the Prosecutor"s Council.

According to the European Parliament, Georgia has good ratings in the fight against corruption at low and medium levels, but there is a serious problem for high-level elite corruption in the country.

The amendments indicate that after 10 years from the war Russia continues to occupy the territories of Georgia. The document speaks about Otkhozoria-Tatunashvili"s list.