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Tbilisi. Bidzina Ivanishvili's lawyers are dissatisfied wit the fact that Tbilisi Court of Appeals remained in force the City Court's rule on the case of citizenship of billionaire, leader of the oppositional Georgian Dream coalition. As representative of Ivanishvili's legal unit, lawyer Zakara Kutsnashvili told journalists on June 29, "Georgian authorities are dragging time".
"The authorities' aim is to drag time not to grant Ivanishvili Georgian citizenship so that he will not be able to participate comprehensively in political processes", Kutsnashvili said.
Lawyer Alexander Baramidze estimated the rule of the Court of Appeals as "ungrounded and illegal". "We intend to appeal the court's rule. We understand very well that appeal against the court's rule will be formal because there is no independent court in Georgia. But we will do it in order to appeal to international judicial instances", Baramidze noted.
In the near time Ivanishvili's legal unit will appeal against the rule of the Court of Appeals to the Supreme Court of Georgia.