Georgian PM Giorgi Gakharia has released a special statement on the Holy Synod developments.
As the Head of the Government stresses, similar attacks on the Patriarch of Georgia who is the Georgians' spiritual father, constitutes an attack against the country, our sovereignty and the church.
“The Patriarch of Georgia is a link uniting our spirituality, the past, present and the future of ours. People who cannot suppress their ego, are putting our present and future at great risk. This is totally unacceptable, and I am certain of the fact that each and every citizen of Georgia will today stand by the Patriarch. We will certainly pass through this, combat this, will get empowered and win victory thanks to our Patriarch's prayers," declared Giorgi Gakharia.