President of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili, in an interview to Belarusian TV commented on scandalous movie of Russian NTV channel "Godfather". Georgian leader supposes that Russia has accused Belarusian authorities "almost of cannibalism", what looks like "propaganda war".
«When there fall thick and fast all sorts of accusations, Belarusian public figures are almost accused of cannibalism, and it is done from the country, where has been recently killed a woman whom I respected greatly, Anna Politkovskaya, and the killers are not found, and tens of thousands of people have just disappeared in the North Caucasus…And they have suddenly found that in1990’s «man-eaters» appeared in Minsk — of course, it is sad …» «It has a certain smack of propaganda war», Belarusian service of Radio Liberty quotes Mikheil Saakashvili.
Saakashvili hopes for Belarus’ wise decision on Abkhazia and South Ossetia
Georgian President also stated that he hoped for non-recognition of Abkhazia and South Ossetia. «We received a group of deputies of Belarusian parliament, they examined the issue very carefully, and I think that Belarus will act wisely», Georgian leader said.
Mikheil Saakashvili also stressed that Belarus had always supported Georgia, BelaPAN informs. «We went through different periods, but when it was necessary to support each other, Belarus has always supported us», Georgian president underlined.
In this regard, the head of Georgia recalled the situation with embargo on the export of Georgian products. «I went to the CIS summit in Minsk that time, and then it was a very hot topic. And at the summit, they brought our mineral water, and at the banquet the one could find our wine, Russian leaders had great pleasure to drink», Mikheil Saakashvili said.
Saakashvili does not understand Russia’s demands to Georgia
In an interview to First channel, the president of Georgia also declared that he did not understand the demands, Moscow makes to Tbilisi after the conflict in South Ossetia in August 2008 and related to the change of Georgia’s leadership, RIA Novosti informs.
«It is hard to understand what they want, we have always wanted to meet their demands, but
all the time when we let them have something, they (Russia) wanted more and more», Mikheil Saakashvili stated.