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The head of the ruling party in Georgia, Kobakhidze: Tbilisi does not recognize the referendum in South Ossetia

Tbilisi does not recognize the de facto referendum in South Ossetia on joining Russia. This was stated by the head of the ruling party “Georgian Dream – Democratic Georgia” Irakli Kobakhidze. His words on Saturday, May 14, leads TASS.

The politician explained that the country de facto would not recognize either the government of South Ossetia, or elections, or a referendum.

“In this regard, our position is very clear and precise. We will follow exactly this line,” Kobakhidze said, answering the corresponding question from journalists.

Central Election Commission (CEC) South Ossetia approved and sent to the current head of state Anatoly Bibilov a package of documents on the issue of holding a referendum on the accession of the republic to Russia on May 13. It is scheduled to take place on July 17th.

Earlier on May 14, it became known that the candidate for the presidency of South Ossetia, the leader of the Nykhas party Alan Gagloev after processing 100 percent of the protocols, received 56.09 percent of the votes and won at the elections.

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