US concerned as Georgia mulls ex-president's questioning

Mar 24, 2014    

Washington, March 24 (IANS) The US Sunday voiced concern over Georgian authorities' decision to call former president Mikheil Saakashvili for questioning in multiple criminal investigations."No one is above the law, but launching multiple simultaneous investigations involving a former president raises legitimate concerns about political retribution, particularly when legal and judicial institutions are still fragile," Xinhua quoted US State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf as saying in a statement.Prosecutors in Georgia announced Saturday that they had summoned Saakashvili for quest...

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