Baramidze: Responsible Officials Should Resign

Head of the Parliamentary Committee on Defense and Security Gia Baramidze demanded resignation of the officials responsible for today’s actions at Rustavi 2 TV company. He stated that the State Security agency should be held responsible for the actions that threaten the country with destabilization and public protests.

Hundreds of Tbilisites hit the streets today at night protesting against the attempt of the Ministry of State Security to break into the independent Rustavi 2 TV company based on allegations in financial mismanagement. It is considered that the MInistry of State Security actions are the signs of the political pressure on independent media.