Tamar Zhvania, Chairperson of the CEC, Met with British Ambassador
Tamar Zhvania, Chairperson of the Central Election Commission (CEC) met with Mr. Mark Clayton, Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Georgia.
Tamar Zhvania detailed the ambassador on post-E-day processes of 31 October 2020 parliamentary elections and noted that the Election Administration (EA) managed professionally hold elections amid pandemic where each voter was able to vote in a safe environment at the electoral precinct. The EA showed readiness to fix inaccuracies revealed during parliamentary elections by leading the process of verifying summary protocols and recount when discussing relevant electoral disputes, according to Tamar Zhvania. Chairperson of the CEC also tackled the deliberate campaign aiming to discredit the EA and the process, including the spread of incorrect and false information. The CEC provided precise information and appropriate statistical data to international organizations and other involved parties about this matter.
At the end of the meeting, Mr. Mark Clayton, Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Georgia, expressed support towards the EA of Georgia and hope for deepening cooperation in the future. All recommendations voiced by international organizations and representatives of diplomatic missions accredited in Georgia shall be considered in process of administering the next general elections, according to ambassador.
The meeting was held on 9 December on the premises of the Central Election Commission.