23 October 2020,   12:55
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Kobakhidze presumably received a guarantee from Ivanishvili that he will be appointed as a judge of the Constitutional Court

From the post of the Chairman of the Parliament to the Constitutional Court, Irakli Kobakhidze has received a guarantee directly from Bidzina Ivanishvili that he will be appointed as a judge of the Constitutional Court in exchange for leaving the post of the Chairman of the Parliament. Presumably, this is why Kobakhidze did not leave the mandate of the MP in parallel with the chairperson"s post. Opponents of the "Georgian Dream" respond to the possible transfer of Irakli Kobakhidze to the Constitutional Court. Khatia Dekanoidze, a member of the political council of the "National Movement", said that Bidzina Ivanishvili was planning to get rid of Kobakhidze for a long time.
"Bidzina Ivanishvili had been thinking about Kobakhidze"s resignation as he knows our population and we all know he was going to be appointed the chairman of the Constitutional Court, "Khatia Dekanoidze said.
Sergi Kapanadze, deputy chairperson of the parliamentary faction "European Georgia", said that Bidzina Ivanishvili was planning to transfer Irakli Kobakhidze to the Constitutional Court for a long time, but now the process of the dismissal of the chairman of the legislative body has been accelerated.

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