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Ministry regrets accusation of the political coalition

Date: 2012 August 02

Ministry of Sport and Youth affairs of Georgia declares that the accusation of political coalition "Georgian Dream" and judoist Betqil Sukvani is false.


Delegation members of the Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs of Georgia are invited as honorable guests to the London Olympic Games and have no ability to interfere into the decision of the referee.


Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs of Georgia is concerned about Betqil Shukvanis's unsuccessful performance in the London Olympics and underlines that state has contributed everything for all athletes in order to their successful participation.


As for the accusations of political coalition "Georgian dream" and the judoist betkil Shukvani, Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs of Georgia once again encourages athletes to separate sport and active political career from each other and sporting success or failure should not be used for collecting cheap political points.


Press speaker of the Coalition "Georgian dream" Maya Panjikidze accuses officials of the Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs of Georgia that they have prevented Georgian athlete Judo fighter Betkil Shukvani win guaranteed gold medal at the London Olympics.

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