02.Oct .2021 13:15

Washington is following this very closely – Kelly Degnan on local elections

Washington is following this very closely – Kelly Degnan on local elections
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We are following elections closely and Washington is following this very closely – Kelly Degnan, US Ambassador said while observing local elections in Marneuli.

Kelly Degnan said she is pleased to see that voters are out voting in elections. “This is the opportunity for voters to have their voices heard by casting their ballots at the ballot box. This is how citizens hold their leaders accountable; how they express their priorities, if this is a free and fair election it is fundamental to a true democracy” – US Ambassador to Georgia stated.

Embassy has 47 teams all over Georgia, 100 of its employees are participating as observers; others – follow the media reports, consult with international and domestic observers.

According to the Ambassador, the Embassy will continue to follow during the day events all over Georgia. “A very important day – Kelly Degnan stressed - I would just encourage people to please ware your mask but come out and vote”.