The number of candidates in presidents of Georgia has reached 13the Central election committee of Georgia has prolonged term of registration of candidates in presidents till December, 5th of this year About it have informed in the Central Electoral Commission of Georgia. Now 13 candidates on a post of the president of the country are registered. Last candidates became Elena Stepnadze who has been put forward by initiative group and the representative of the president in Imeretia Taimuraz Shashiashvili
Earlier 11 candidates on a state post of the head - the leader of the block " have been registered; National movement “ Michael Saakashvili, Roin Liparteliani (the chairman of the party “ Agmashenebeli “), George Korganashvili (will put forward initiative group “ George “), Zurab Kelehsashvili (social movement “ Mdzleveli “) The former head of the ministry of a state security of Georgia Igor Georgadze, lawyer Kartmos Garibashvili, Bidzina Haribegashvili, Vazha Chhaidze, Gija Chhikvadze, Sergo Aksentev and Zaza Siharulidze (all are put forward by initiative groups).
According to the informal information, the Central Electoral Committee of Georgia has removed I.Georgadze`s nominee from pre-election race, however officially the Central Electoral Commission has not confirmed the given information.
pre-election race in Georgia yet has not begun, however candidates on a post of the president already with might and main arrange debate. So, recently the major candidate in presidents of Georgia Michael Saakashvili has declared that considers as the basic competitor head Adzharii Aslan Abashidze who is not registered even not as the candidate on elections. However according to M.Saakashvili, head Adzharii just is going to make it.
in M.Saakashvili`s statement has concerned and strenuously spread in the Georgian political circles “ a counterrevolutionary theme “. In particular, to threat of destabilization of Georgia, which, in its opinion, “ starts with - for country limits “. M.Saakashvili has underlined that now the main thing - to spend presidential election to stabilise conditions in republic.
we will remind, early election of the president of Georgia will take place on January, 4th 2004ã.