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Georgia Says "Very Close" to War With Russia

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posted on May, 6 2008 @ 06:10 AM
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Georgia Says "Very Close" to War With Russia


www.nytimes.com

Georgia is "very close" to a war with Russia, a Georgian minister said on Tuesday, citing Moscow's decision to send extra troops to the breakaway Georgian region of Abkhazia.

"We literally have to avert war," Georgian State Minister for Issues of Reintegration Temur Iakobashvili told a news briefing during a trip to Brussels.

Asked how close to such a war the situation was, he replied: "Very close, because we know Russians very well.

"We know what the signals are when you see propaganda waged against Georgia. We see Russian troops entering our territories on the basis of false information," he said.
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posted on May, 6 2008 @ 06:10 AM
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The Georgia crisis could well turn to war at any moment, and there is no outside mediation effort being mounted to avoid this clash.

Hopefully Moscow will show restraint and not start another conflict with and old Soviet republic that would doubtless bog down into a war of occupation and attrition.

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posted on May, 6 2008 @ 06:15 AM
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