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Tbilisi zoo has refused to provide the ostrich one of the leaders of the Georgian opposition party “Garci” Zurab Japaridze. As reported “Interfax”, the bird took a policy for a performance at the courthouse.
“In “Hirci” I believe that in Georgia there is no court and the General court system has turned into an ostrich that stuck his head in the sand. Please 13 Jul half a day to lend us a female ostrich, transportation which we provide,” — said in a letter to the administration of the zoo from the Chairman “Garci” Iago, Hvichia.
The leader of “Garci” and the candidate in presidents of Georgia Zurab Japaridze were detained at the protest on 12 may for insubordination to demands of police officers. On July 13 held a hearing on the case Japaridze.
The zoo management was denied to the opposition. “We have no zoo in the ostrich, is the EMU. However, in any case, to borrow an animal or bird for a few hours eliminated. Transportation for the animal is associated with a lot of stress, and the function of a zoo is to protect animals,” said Georgian First channel of the Tbilisi zoo Director Zurab Gurgenidze.
Party “Garci” (in Georgian language it means “bump”) formed several years ago by a group of former supporters of ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili, who broke away from the former ruling party “United national movement”. The party is actively seeking the decriminalization of soft drugs in Georgia. In February 2017 Zurab Japaridze have it on record, bought drugs and handed over to the police.
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