Paata Salia, a defense lawyer for Qibar Khalvashi, has commented on the constitutional court’s decision to suspend the immediate enforcement mechanism before the first instance court passes decision.
As reported, the constitutional court had accepted an appeal of Rustavi 2 TV company and Sakartvelo TV company.
We had not proposed an immediate enforcement mechanism at any stage of the trial in the firs instance court’s decision, Salia said.
“The constitutional court has taken this decision and this is the right of the constitutional court. Everybody will confirm we had not proposed to apply an immediate enforcement instrument. This idea was voiced by the Rustavi 2 TV company representatives, when they were making statements as if we were going to apply the urgent enforcement mechanism and as if a special detachment would enter the TV company building. This is their new absurd among all other ones during this trial. We had not put forward similar initiative in the court and we had not requested an urgent enforcement.
All statements of our rivals, in practice, confirm that instead of legal defense, they are trying to politicize the issue. Moreover, their permanent mediations are ungrounded and unsubstantiated.
The fact is Rustavi 2 defense lawyers were talking about urgent enforcement mechanisms and then they submitted an appeal themselves to the constitutional court too”, Paata Salia said.