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Number of Azerbaijanis in Georgia reduced from 308 thousand to 284 thousand during last 16 years

02 August 2005 [09:40] - TODAY.AZ
The research mission of the International Federation on Human Rights central headquarter of which is situated in France declared that rights of the national minorities are violated in Georgia.
This was informed to the Georgian bureau of APA by the chairman of the Tbilisi information center on human rights Ucha Nanuashvili.

According to the words of Ucha Nanuashvili, the numbers of the national minorities in 1989 and 2005 were compared in the report of the research mission. According to that report, though 308.000 Azerbaijanis lived in Georgia in 1989, this number is 284.000 today.

The number of Armenians reduced from 437 thousand to 249 thousand, Russian from 341 thousand to 68 thousand, Ukrainians from 52 thousand to 7 thousand, Greeks from 100 thousand to 15 thousand during this period.


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