03 February 2023,   20:11
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The United States is following Mr. Saakashvili’s case very closely – Kelly Degnan

It is the Government’s responsibility to ensure that [Mikheil] Saakashvili’s physical and mental health is protected. Such a statement made today the US Ambassador to Georgia.

“The United States is following Mr. Saakashvili’s case very closely. We really commend the work of the Public Defender"s Office. They have done an exemplary job of monitoring his situation and ensuring that his rights are protected, visiting him twice in the last week or so.

Ultimately, it is the Government’s responsibility to ensure that Mr. Saakashvili’s physical and mental health is protected, that his medical needs are met and that his rights are protected. We will be looking to see that obligation, responsibility under the Constitution is protected”, - said Kelly Degnan.

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