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The Temporary Parliamentary Committee for Investigation of Events on August 2008 conclusion to be passed at today’s plenary meeting2008-12-19 12:22
At today's plenary meeting Georgian Parliament will pass the final conclusion of the Temporary Parliamentary Committee for Investigation of Events on August 2008, presented yesterday.gt-en-newsitem-inside
When it is passed, the Parliament will give Georgian government recommendations that will be the ground for certain institutional and personnel changes in a number of state bodies. Some claims will be sent to General Prosecutor's Office for legal response to the facts that cannot be studied in detail by the parliamentary committee.
According to the conclusion, presented by Paata Davitaya, the events in August 2008 are regarded as military intervention well prepared by Russia, but it also states that many actions of Georgian government were inadequate.
The document reproaches the Security Council that failed to analyze the expected situation properly and in time. The "alternative government" of Abkhazia, Ministries of Defense and Foreign Affairs, a number of diplomatic corpus representatives, including the ex-Ambassador of Georgia to Russia, Erosi Kitsmarishivili, (whose actions were regarded as professional negligence), are severely criticized.
The only Ministry, whose work is assessed positively, was the Ministry of Labor, Health and Social Affairs. The conclusion counts 200 pages with photo-, audio- and video appendixes.
Temporary Parliamentary Committee for Investigation of Events on August 2008 was established in Georgian Parliament in end October, in two months of its work listened to 22 officials, the last of whom was Mikhail Saakashvili, the President of Georgia.