Actions Held in Baku to Support Georgia
Azerbaijan, Baku, 1 September / Trend corr. J.Babayeva / Demonstration was held in Baku to support Georgia On 1 September, the day of the special summit of the European Union (EU), which was convened by the French President to discuss Russia's action against Georgia,.
The Georgian Diaspora organizations and the Georgia Embassy in Azerbaijan organized this action.
At the same time, solidarity action was held throughout Georgia. Participants of the action in Baku held hand-in-hand and surrounded the Georgian Embassy through the human chain. Stop Russia was a main slogan of the action.
Large-scale military operations commenced in the unrecognized South Ossetia republic in the early morning of 8 August. Georgian Army was reported to enter Tskhinvali. Then Russian troops occupied Tskhinvali and forced Georgian Army back to the Georgian territory.
On 12 August, the Russian President Dmitriy Medvedev said that he made a decision to end operations to compel Georgia to peace.
It was decided to hold the Russian peacekeeper forces and the international observers in the territory of Georgia.
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