‘We are proud of our soldiers, so I urge everyone to be more cautious when talking about soldiers, as they are related to national feelings and emotions,’ Irakli Sesiashvili, Chairman of the Parliamentary Defense and Security Committee said.
‘The context of the President’s statement was compared to the education or culture, it doesn’t matter, we need more caution,’ Sesiashvili stated.
Movement Lelo protested the President of Georgia`s statement regarding the army. The leaders of Lelo said that the president has insulted the fallen heroes for Georgia’s Territorial Integrity, as well as, acting and future soldiers.
Representatives of Lelo called on the president of Georgia to make an apology. They also said that the defense minister should make a public statement.
The president of Georgia Salome Zurabishvili hosted the scientific community at the Orbeliani Palace yesterday. As Salome Zurabishvili said in her speech, Georgia has neither army, no weapons, and will not have in the future.
‘We have no army, no weapons, and will not have in the future, too. We do not have the great economic potential to conquer the region, but we have a very powerful weapon, called knowledge, science and culture. The region is very rich in this regard. Everything has to start with believing in ourselves,’ President said.