According to US Ambassador to Georgia Kelly Degnan, it is the president’s prerogative to decide whether to pardon or not Giorgi Rurua, Founder and shareholder of Main Channel.
As she told reporters, the president has taken quite a bold step last time. “The president took quite a bold step last time, which was aimed at depolarizing the situation in Georgia”, Kelly Degnan said. “As for the March 8 agreement, the parties pledged there would be no interference with the judiciary,” Degnan said.
Giorgi Rurua, Founder and shareholder of Main Channel was sentenced to 4 years in prison on charge of illegal buying and keeping of weapons based on the decision made by Tbilisi City Court on July 30.