Could a bill to regulate foreign influence in Georgia hinder its EU bid? | TV Shows


Georgia is facing widespread protests over a controversial bill that aims to restrict foreign funding for nongovernmental organisations. Prime Minister Irakli Kobakhidze believes the bill is necessary to prevent external influences, but protesters argue it will silence government critics ahead of parliamentary elections in October. European leaders have also expressed concern over the legislation. The crisis raises questions about Georgia’s EU membership ambitions. Joining us to discuss this issue are Mariam Lashkhi, Thornike Gordadze, and Khatia Dekanoidze.


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