President: Georgia will return all lost territories
Georgia, Tbilisi, Aug. 7 / Trend N.Kirtskhalia /
Georgia will surely return all the lost territories, Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili said, while visiting the Shida Kartli region in eastern Georgia, which is adjacent to South Ossetia.
Saakashvili met with residents of three villages - Dzevera, Kitsnisi and Karaleti, the presidential administration told Trend on Tuesday.
In Karaleti President delivered a speech to the people. The President spoke about the challenges faced by Georgia.
He said that despite the many dangers, no one has managed to change the course chosen by Georgia, the political choice of the government, which is a reliable sign that, in the end, Georgia will win.
Saakashvili recalled the events of the war in August, and noted that the country will surely return its territories.
Military actions were launched in the Georgian territory, South Ossetia on Aug.8 in 2008. Later the Russian troops occupied the Tskhinvali city and drove the Georgian military back. Russia recognized the independence of Abkhazia and South Ossetia in late August. In response, Tbilisi broke off diplomatic relations with Moscow and announced two unrecognized republics as the occupied territories.