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President of Georgia: France "adopted" Georgia on its way to NATO and EU

08 October 2011 [10:00] - TODAY.AZ
France "adopted" Georgia on its way to NATO and the EU, Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili said in the air "Rustavi-2", commenting the visit of French President Nicolas Sarkozy.

"I could not do better write text of a Sarkozy's statement , what he presented today at the Freedom Square in Tbilisi. It was the unconditional support of Georgia and its European aspirations", - he stressed.

Saakashvili stressed that NATO membership for Georgia and the EU means that "no one will be able to eat and destroy us." "We have had the support of Poland, the Baltic States, Bulgaria, etc., but it is no secret that we've been refused to join NATO in Bucharest, by Germany and France, and Sarkozy has now turned all the way that support is provided to us in France, which is almost decisive support ", - he said.

The President of Georgia said he's not afraid of Russia, as in Georgia do not have a fifth column and the people are united. "We will never give up our territories in Abkhazia and South Ossetia. We certainly do not intend to attack them, but let no one think that we give up our territory," he said.

Saakashvili said that Georgia's main goal is unification of the country and this requires national unity and international support. "All it is, and now we seek the outcome," - he said.

Georgian President thanked the people of the country for what it has come today to meet with the presidents of Georgia and France. "I've never seen so many people after the Rose Revolution," - he said.

According to unofficial information, up to 100 000 peolpe gathered today on the Freedom Square and surrounding areas.


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