Salome Zurabishvili: Alexander Imedashvili / RIA Novosti
Won the elections of the President of Georgia, Salome Zourabichvili, refused to work in the presidential Palace built under Saakashvili. About it reports “news — Georgia”.
Zurabishvili intends to build a residence in the centre of Tbilisi in the mansion, which is called the Palace of the princes Orbeliani.
“As you know, my family was and Baratashvili-Orbeliani (princely birth — approx. “Of the tape.ru”). The ancestors, so the Orbeliani to me perfectly acceptable,” — said the politician.
According to her, this building is “the Palace is more European style” than the Avlabari presidential residence, built under Saakashvili. Zurabishvili believes that the presidential Palace “is a symbol of the state”, there should meet the Prime Minister or the Ministry of foreign Affairs, “but the President should not be there”.
Zurabishvili also promised that, as President, will live in his house, to walk, to buy the products on the market and “meet people”.
Detached house Antoneli was built in the early XX century on the site of the Palace, where once lived Orbeliani, however, has nothing to do with the princely family. The presidential residence, there were plans to place more in 2015, but the then head of state Giorgi Margvelashvili refused to leave the Avlabari complex built under Saakashvili, prompting criticism from the ruling party “Georgian dream”.
The Central election Commission of Georgia of November 29 summed up the second round of presidential elections. Zurabishvili scored 59.52% of the votes, Grigol Vashadze, who supported the “United national movement” Saakashvili — 40,48%.
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