TBILISI: Min. defends decision to stop Armenians entering Georgia

The Messenger, Georgia
Jan 6 2005

Minister defends decision to stop Armenians entering Georgia at Larsi

Speaking at a press conference on January 5, Minister of Economic
Development Aleksi Aleksishvili defended the decision to prevent
Armenian citizens from crossing the Larsi checkpoint, denying that
the decision was politically motivated.
Regarding this issue Aleksishvili explained that during winter big
trucks are not allowed to cross the Larsi checkpoint from Russia into
Georgia for safety reasons, adding that the Armenian side had been
informed about this.

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