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Georgian Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze resigns

Bakhtadze becomes fourth prime minister to resign in last 7 years in Georgia

Davit Kachkachishvili   | 02.09.2019
Georgian Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze resigns

TBLISI, Georgia 

Mamuka Bakhtadze resigned as prime minister of Georgia on Monday.

He made the announcement in a Facebook post saying he will explain his decision later during the day.

Bakhtadze, who took office in 2018, has become the fourth prime minister of Georgia to resign from his post in the last seven years.

According to the Georgian constitution, his resignation will also mean the dissolution of the government.

The ruling Georgian Dream Party has to submit a new candidate for prime minister and a new Cabinet within two weeks.

*Writing by Fatih Hafiz Mehmet in Ankara.

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