Ethnic Armenians in Georgia against Azeri oil pipeline

Yerkir web site, Yerevan, in English
9 Mar 04

Ethnic Armenians in Georgia against Azeri oil pipeline

AKHALKALAKI

During his recent visit to Baku, Georgian President Mikheil
Saakashvili, speaking about the security of the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan
oil pipeline, said that the Armenians living in the regions that will
be bisected by the pipeline have no problems with the construction of
the pipeline.

The Armenian population of Tsalka, Borjomi and Akhaltsikha, however,
have been continuously voicing their complaints about it.

The residents of the Armenian-populated village of Tapatskur in the
Borjomi region have not yet received compensation for the property
taken from them for the pipeline.

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