Statement of the State Security Service of Georgia

From November 6 of the current year, certain political groups are intending to organize permanent rallies at #12 Rustavi penitentiary facility where it is also planned to bring supporters from the regions. Furthermore, the rally is planned also in Tbilisi. According to the operational information, the organizers of the rally are planning to block public authorities, in particular, The Parliament of Georgia, Government Administration of Georgia, Administration of the President of Georgia, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Internal Affairs, as well as to block  roads in the direction to the penitentiary facilities in order to hamper everyday conduct of these facilities.

In order to escalate the situation to the highest extent possible and in order to ensure various acts of provocation, it is planned to involve in the rallies former employees of the law-enforcement agencies. In addition, the organizers of the rally are actively discussing the possibility to recruit certain officers of law enforcement agencies and assassination of one of the leaders of the opposition.

The aforementioned acts, which aim at overthrowing state power through violence are being planned by the convicted Mikheil Saakashvili, who gives instructions to the leaders of various opposition parties via the people visiting him in the penitentiary facility.

The State Security Service, on the basis and in compliance with the law, will take measures to prevent and suppress crime, while criminals will be held legally liable to the highest extent in accordance to the law.