August 15, 2014 16:42
Georgian prosecutor's office follows approved procedure in placing Saakashvili on domestic wanted list, - PM
TBILISI. Aug 15 (Interfax) - Former Georgian Prime Minister Mikheil Saakashvili is very concerned about the fact that he has been placed on a wanted list in Georgia, Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili told reporters on Friday.
"Saakashvili looked very worried," the prime minister said when asked how he took statements from New York on the placing of the former president on the domestic wanted list by the prosecutor's office while live on air on the Georgian TV channel Rustavi 2.
"I recalled the shooting in the [August 2008] war - back then he was more scared than everyone and a certain repetition of those frames has occurred," Garibashvili said.
"As to his [Saakashvili's] statements, if in some country some president thinks that what Saakashvili did is normal, then there should be no pretence of democracy," the Georgian prime minister said.
"These were the statements of a typical dictator. How else can servicing by a masseuse and millions in expenses be perceived, this is out of question," Garibashvili said.
According to the prime minister, he, "as an ordinary citizen, is ashamed that the country had such a disgraceful president, who spent the people's money on his own whims."
The time of impunity and permissiveness is over in Georgia, Garibashvili said. "Everyone should be held responsible for their own actions, all citizens - be it the prime minister, a parliamentary chairperson, a minister," he said.
When asked how probable it was that Saakashvili would be placed on the international wanted list as well, the prime minister said that "the prosecutor's office is following the procedure and doing everything as envisaged by the legislation."
On August 14 the Georgian Prosecutor General's Office placed Saakashvili, who is accused of embezzlement of budget funds, on the domestic wanted list.
Saakashvili was charged over three criminal cases earlier and as a result the courts ruled to that he be placed under arrest in absentia.
(Our editorial staff can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org)
September 28, 2016
DPR, LPR are ready for withdrawal of forces on October 1
Moscow interbank Ruonia rate and volume of the transactions used to calculate the rate
Russian inflation holds at 0.1% in week, annual still 6.5%
Matviyenko will represent Russia at Peres funeral
Moscow interbank actual rate
SWITCH TO STRUCTURAL LIQUIDITY SURPLUS MAY TAKE PLACE LATER THAN JANUARY GIVEN OIL PRICE INCREASE - CENTRAL BANK DEPARTMENT HEAD
CENTRAL BANK IN THREE-YEAR FORECASTS WORKS ON ASSUMPTION THAT AUTHORITIES WILL ADHERE TO CONSERVATIVE FISCAL POLICY
CENTRAL BANK EXPECTS STABLE RUBLE DYNAMIC IN 2017-2019, DOES NOT SEE INFLATION RISKS FROM EXCHANGE RATE
CENTRAL BANK EXPECTS GROWTH OF DEPOSITS TO SLOW TO 7%-9% IN 2017
CENTRAL BANK TO CONSIDER RESUMING CURRENCY PURCHASES TO TOP UP RESERVES IN BEST CASE SCENARIO (WHERE OIL PRICES RISE TO $55 A BARREL IN 2019)
CENTRAL BANK IN BASELINE SCENARIO FORECASTS INTERNATIONAL RESERVES WILL STABILIZE AT AROUND $400 BLN FROM 2018
CENTRAL BANK OF RUSSIA WANTS BEFORE THE END OF THE YEAR TO LIFT LEGISLATIVE RESTRICTIONS ON OBR BONDS, NOT RULING OUT TRIAL ISSUES IN 2016
MICEX and RTS Indexes at 16:00 MSK
RESOLVING MAIN MONETARY POLICY CHALLENGES REQUIRES MAINTENANCE OF MODERATELY TIGHT POLICY - CENTRAL BANK