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Mikheil Saakashvili President Georgia Addresses UN

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MIKHEIL SAAKASHVILI, President of Georgia, said that sometimes the most extreme tests of the United Nations lofty ideals arose in small, even obscure places, such as his own country, which, with fewer than 5 million people, had last month been invaded by its neighbour. However, despite Georgias small size, the legal, moral, political and security implications raised by that invasion could not be larger in their consequence, as those issues lay at the very heart of the Organizations founding Charter.
He said the invasion of his country not only violated its internationally recognized borders, but the subsequent recognition of the so-called independence of its two regions of South Ossetia and Abkhazia challenged its territorial integrity, while the ethnic cleansing of hundreds of thousands of its people did

Added: Oct-5-2008 
By: NATO-Allies
Tags: United Nations, Georgia, UN, Mikheil Saakashvili, President, Russia, War, Conflict
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