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Georgian opposition supported the idea of elections under the UN control2009-11-30 16:12
Today opposition leaders held meeting in the office of the Labour Party of Georgia and supported the idea of holding elections under the aegis of the UN.gt-en-newsitem-inside
The initiative was presented by Shalva Natelashvili, the leader of the Laborites. He stated that it is rule to hold elections under the aegis of the UN in he countries with totalitarian regime, and similar elections were conducted in Kongo, Cambodia, Afghanistan.
In his view, the situation in Georgia was even worse, and elections must be conducted under the supervision of the UN.
All the present opposition members supported the idea. Among them: representatives of the most non-parliamentary forces, and some parliamentary ones, including Georgi Targamadze [Chrisitan Democrats leader], Konstantin Gamsakhurdia [Freedom party]; Jondi Bagaturia [Kartuli Dasi], independent MP Georgi Tsagareishvili.
Nino Burjanadze, the Democratic Movement-United Georgia leader was invited, bit didn't come, as held meeting to draw conclusions of the party's work over the year.
Some opposition leaders, including Giya Tortladze and Paata Davitaya, weren't even invited.
The consultations over the issue will be continued, then the parties will sign the joint address to the UN Secretary General with a request to monitor not only local authorities' elections, but all the elections to be held under conditions of Mikheil Saakashvili team.