White House ‘Deeply Troubled’ As Georgia Enacts Law To Thwart NGO ‘Interference’ – ZeroHedge 5/15/24

Source: ZeroHedge.com

Defying large domestic protests and condemnation from the United States and other Western governments, the Republic of Georgia’s parliament on Tuesday adopted a “foreign agents” law that would impede foreign nongovernmental organizations’ (NGOs’) ability to operate in the country — and put Georgia’s European Union and NATO ambitions in jeopardy.

Looks like Soros’s NGOs don’t give up so easy on their control over Georgia

Let’s hope the government of Georgia doesn’t repeat the mistakes the Ukrainian government made in 2014 and takes care of these agitators before things get out of hand. pic.twitter.com/I9TVizIvQW

— Gabe (@GabeZZOZZ) May 14, 2024

Georgia’s president, Salome Zourabichvili, has vowed to veto the measure, but the parliament approved the law by a 84-30 margin, only needs 76 to override a veto. After the law’s passage, Biden Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre told reporters:

“We’re deeply troubled by Georgia’s Kremlin-style ‘foreign agents’ legislation...we have been outspoken about our concerns with the legislation, which runs counter to democratic values and would move Georgia further away from the values of the European Union and, let’s not forget, also NATO.”…

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