"Every day they are together in the tent and why they would need to talk about it on the phone when they are being listened to 24 hours a day," - said Natala Machalikashvili, a daughter of Malkhaz Machalikashvili, while speaking about the recordings released by the State Security.
According to her, the government is trying to silence her father because of her brother"s case.
The audio recording released by the State Security is considered falsified and inadequate in the Pankisi Gorge. According to locals, if Malkhaz Machalikashvili wanted to plan a terrorist attack, he would not talk about it openly over the phone.
The locals also say that the publication of the record by the State Security leaves the impression that the government does not want to have calm situation in Pankisi.