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Georgia's Prime Minister resigns after protests

AFP   

14 June, 2018 10:40 AM



Georgia's Prime Minister resigns after protests

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Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili today announced his resignation after a series of anti-government protests highlighted a dramatic drop in his cabinet's popularity.

During his televised statement, Kvirikashvili also cited "a number of fundamental disagreements with the chairman of the (ruling Georgian Dream) party", billionaire tycoon and former premier Bidzina Ivanishvili, as a reason for his decision which will prompt the resignation of the entire cabinet.


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