Georgian FM Urges All Armed Forces Present in Country since 6 Aug to Leave

Politics Materials 20 October 2008 12:31 (UTC +04:00)

Georgia, Tbilisi, 20 October / Trend corr. N.Kirtskhalia/ All armed forces that have entered Georgia since 6 August must leave, Georgian FM Ekaterina Tkeshelashvili said to journalists before leaving for Brussels on 20 October.

"That regards both South Ossetia and Abkhazia, as the armed forces were illegally deployed there," she said.

"Until Russian troops have been withdrawn from Georgia, they will be named occupants and the status will not change," Georgian FM said.

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