In comparison to the 2018 presidential elections, this year campaign has begun much better -German Ambassador to Georgia Hubert Knirsch said during the presentation of “Election Compass – Georgia” and Partiebi.Ge.
“We realize that Georgia’s political landscape is polarized. Despite past experience, and in comparison to the presidential elections held 2 years ago, this year campaign has begun much better. We study different factors which complicate elections including COVID-19 pandemic that prevent political parties from holding meetings and campaigns with the voters. But first of all, I pay attention to the violent cases that are truly distressing,” German Ambassador said.
According to Hubert Knirsch, all parties should renounce supporting violence. “Parties have recently signed Rules of Conduct to avoid speech of hatred and violence during the election campaign. All parties must renounce their support for violence. It should be explained to all activists, “Hubert Knirsch added.