Are we giving up our freedom way too easily?
Giorgi Rukhadze’s opinion on the bill passed by the parliament in the second reading, according to which the border service will not release citizens who do not have a biometric passport or a return ticket. hotel reservation, as well as the exact address of the host living in the Schengen area:
The Soviet Union in the 21st century … as if nothing special, but people should not so easily accept the restriction of freedom, but we accept and this distinguishes Georgians from most European nations. Whether my documents are in order or not is my problem and the Georgian border guard has nothing to do with it. And if someone thinks that this will solve the problem with illegal migration, he is greatly mistaken. If someone wants to leave and stay in the EU, he will still succeed. He will fly to Yerevan, Istanbul or Kiev, buy a ticket there and fly to Europe. This law will make life difficult for conscientious people and will endow border guards with excessive powers, and no one can guarantee that they will not abuse them, especially if an order is given from above