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L. Coyote Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-15-08 02:18 PM
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16.  Georgia president signs cease-fire with Russia
Source: AP - Yahoo News

MATTHEW LEE, Associated Press Writer 1 hour, 11 minutes ago

TBILISI, Georgia - A reluctant Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili said Friday he signed a cease-fire agreement with Russia and declared in the presence of the chief U.S. diplomat that the West had behaved in ways that invited the invasion.

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said she had been assured that Russian President Dmitry Medvedev will sign an identical document. The United States says the pact protects the former Soviet republic's interests despite concessions to Moscow.

"With this signature by Georgia, this must take place and take place now," Rice said. She did not say what, if anything, the United States would do if Russia defies the truce. Near tears at times, Saakashvili said ........

Read more: http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080815/ap_on_re_eu/us_russ...



Saakashvili said 'the West had behaved in ways that invited the invasion,' albeit, notice what he is construing as those ways!
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  -Georgia signs EU-brokered ceasefire agreement to end Russia's intervention. JoeIsOneOfUs  Aug-15-08 11:22 AM   #0 
  - Reuters: Georgia president says signs ceasefire agreement  maddezmom   Aug-15-08 11:27 AM   #1 
  - thanks. nt  JoeIsOneOfUs   Aug-15-08 11:28 AM   #2 
  - and some more: Sarkozy sees way clear for UN resolution on Georgia  maddezmom   Aug-15-08 11:40 AM   #3 
  - Can't wait until they tell USA "Please don't send troops"  FreakinDJ   Aug-15-08 11:42 AM   #4 
  - hmm no mention of the slam on the West in the MSNBC article  underpants   Aug-15-08 01:09 PM   #14 
  - So if Russia breaks the ceasefire...  WriteDown   Aug-15-08 11:44 AM   #5 
  - do we know yet if Russia has signed it? nt  JoeIsOneOfUs   Aug-15-08 11:46 AM   #6 
  - so far just the 2 breakaways, Georgia...it's on it's way to Russia to be signed  maddezmom   Aug-15-08 01:08 PM   #12 
  - Yes, they will march on Moscow  daleo   Aug-15-08 12:54 PM   #10 
  - How many ceasefires has he signed already?  thewiseguy   Aug-15-08 11:46 AM   #7 
  - Georgia leader signs cease-fire deal with Russia  underpants   Aug-15-08 12:50 PM   #8 
  - Ha  MadrasT   Aug-15-08 12:52 PM   #9 
     - I think this is Friday afternoon GET THE HEADLINE OUT p.r. stuff  underpants   Aug-15-08 01:08 PM   #13 
        - One of these ?  edwardlindy   Aug-15-08 01:31 PM   #15 
        - A red baron  underpants   Aug-15-08 03:46 PM   #21 
        - Be afraid, Sarko, be very afraid:  Ghost Dog   Aug-15-08 05:39 PM   #23 
  - Limited patrols outside the region?  theboss   Aug-15-08 12:54 PM   #11 
  - Georgia president signs cease-fire with Russia  L. Coyote   Aug-15-08 02:18 PM   #16 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-15-08 02:27 PM   #17 
     - Georgia war is a neocon election ploy  Buttercup McToots   Aug-15-08 02:29 PM   #18 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-15-08 02:31 PM   #19 
        - If not before, they sure rewrote the script fast, and yet J McC blew it  L. Coyote   Aug-15-08 02:55 PM   #20 
  - Russia wants to see Georgian signature on peace plan-Ifax  maddezmom   Aug-15-08 05:19 PM   #22 
 

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