"Georgian people are not ready to forget what Saakashvili did to them": Georgia`s ex-Foreign Minister

Today we will talk about the situation in Georgia. Having cracked down violently opposition rallies in Georgia’s capital, President Mikhail Saakashvili has imposed the state of emergency and called for a snap presidential election in January. What was the reason for such a violent response to peaceful protests?

Will the upcoming election be free and fair and which result will it bring? To answer these questions our guests today are:

former Foreign Minister of Georgia Salome Zurabishvili via satellite link from Tbilisi, Georgia,

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Salome Zurabishvili

 

political scientist Mikhail Aleksandrov here in the studio,

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Mikhail Aleksandrov

and RT’s correspondent Katerina Azarova also via satellite link from Tbilisi, Georgia.

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Katerina Azarova