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Georgian Parliament Fails to Impeach President Salome Zurabishvili 

The Parliament of Georgia fails to impeach President Salome Zurabishvili, with 86 votes in favor and 1 against. 100 votes were needed for impeachment, but only 90 MPs registered.

Before the official decision, Georgian Dream representative have noted that the majority itself had not expected it would be able to impeach the President, since opposition would likely be against the decision.

On September 12, 80 deputies filed a complaint with the Constitutional Court regarding the impeachment of the President of Georgia.

On October 16, the Constitutional Court of Georgia ruled that President Salome Zurabishvili had violated the Constitution. The Court determines that the President breached the country’s Constitution by making working visits to Europe without the Government’s approval. 

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