Generally, I like being direct and often say things that need to be said. However, I never lie and have never publicly lied. Whether I should’ve said what I said is a different topic, I don’t like the words I said either. However, I do have an argument towards it and can prove it to any person. But, obviously, maybe this wasn’t what was supposed to come off from me.” Irakli Garibashvili responded to former Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili's statement, in which he said that "Garibashvili's statement about Alasania was absolutely unacceptable, and he made a mistake." Irakli Garibashvili has called the former Defense Minister an "adventurer, ambitious, stupid Minister."