Crisis in Coalition

PM dismisses Defence Minister

ირაკლი ღარიბაშვილი დუისში Photo: Irakli Garibashvili Official

Prime Minister of Georgia, Irakli Garibashvili said on 4 November that Irakli Alasania would leave the Defence Minister's position. Speaking after the meeting with the Parliamentary majority group, Garibashvili said Alasania was trying to politicize the issue and that this was negatively affecting the country's security and hindering the effective work of the government. According to the PM, combatting corruption is the governments priority. Chairman of Council for State Security and Crisis Management, Mindia Janelidze will substitute Alasania as the Minister of Defence.


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