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Parliament Speaker Archil Talakvadze resigns



Parliament Speaker Archil Talakvadze has announced his resignation today, however, he will continue his parliamentary activities as vice speaker. 

Talakvadze  explained at a news briefing that following the recent political dialogue with the opposition and the consequent EU-proposed agreement, he decided to quit the speaker’s position.

Now when we have opposition in parliament, I believe my place is… next to my colleagues, not in the speaker’s seat”, he said. 

Introducing his deputy on speaker’s position, Talakvadze said Kakha Kuchava is a person who will handle the parliamentary activities ‘in a more neutrally’. 

Kuchava, who has been the vice speaker of the tenth convocation of the parliament, has been a member of the Georgian Dream-Democratic Georgia faction since 2016.





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