CONFRONTATION WITH RUSSIA IS DESTRUCTIVE FOR GEORGIA – EX-LEADER
MAY 18, 2010
TBILISI, MAY 18, ARMENPRESS: Confrontation with Russia "is a path
destructive for Georgia," Georgia’s ex-president Eduard Shevardnadze
said on Monday, Armenpress reports citing Itar-Tass.
"The settlement of relations with Russia is very important for
Georgia," the former Georgian leader said in a newspaper interview.
"No matter who rules Georgia, he must understand that it is necessary
to reckon with Russia and it is necessary to settle relations with
it, as this is among the vitally important interests of our country,"
Shevardnadze told the Asaval-Dasavali newspaper.