Medvedev, Sarkozy present peace plan for south Caucasus

Georgia Materials 12 August 2008 20:01 (UTC +04:00)

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Tuesday in Moscow presented a six-point plan for a cessation of hostilities in the south Caucasus, dpa reported.

Speaking at a joint press conference, the two politicians called for a lasting end to the use of force by all the parties to the conflict.

According to Medvedev, Russia was committing to withdraw all its troops to the positions they were holding before the outbreak of the conflict in Georgia's breakaway region of South Ossetia. He said that Georgia had to do the same.