OSCE will observe elections of the local self-government on May 30, 2010. On February 17 representatives of the opposition parties stated about it after their meeting with the chairperson of the OSCE Kanat Saudabayev.
Representative of the Christian-Democrat Party Nika Laliashvili said the details will be reported within a week. More precisely, they will announce the number of observer mission members. “We discussed two main topics during meeting – security and democracy. We spoke about upcoming elections. They promised OSCE will reinforce observing activities during the elections,” said Nika Laliashvili.
According to the leader of the Democratic Movement –United Georgia Nino Burjanadze they underlined that under current government the democracy and security is under question in Georgia.
“We spoke about the reality we have in our country. We spoke about security and democracy issues. More precisely, we stated that security and democracy face serious problems during current government. Every opposition leader agreed that there is no democracy in the state and human rights are breached,” said Nino Burjanadze.
Current chairman of the OSCE, foreign minister of Kazakhstan Kanat Saudabayev met opposition leaders in the Hotel Tbilisi Marriot. Representative of the Alliance for Georgia Victor Dolidze, leader of the Democratic Movement – United Georgia Nino Burjanadze, Guram Chakhvadze from National Democratic Party, Nestan Kirtadze – international secretary of the Labor Party, Kakha Kukava from Conservative Party and Manana Nachkebia from the New Rights attended the meeting.