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Shevardnadze: Saakashvili is ready to shed blood for power2012-08-27 12:01
On Monday, former Georgian President Eduard Shevardnadze stated that the current president, Mikheil Saakashvili was ready to shed blood for the sake of staying in power, the correspondent of the newspaper VZGLIAD in Tbilisi reported.gt-en-newsitem-inside
"The man who was willing to unleash war in Abkhazia in order to stay in power, can you imagine what he can undertake?", Eduard Shevardnadze said.
According to the newspaper, not long ago, the former Speaker of the Parliament, the leader of the opposition "Democratic Movement "United Georgia" Nino Burjanadze stated that four years ago Saakashvili had been ready to respond to the activation of the opposition and begin military action in Abkhazia.
Recall, earlier, Shevardnadze urged South Ossetian authorities not to demolish the remains of the Georgian villages.
"To save them we need an immediate dialogue with Russia. We surely must familiarize international organizations with this. And I, as an ordinary Georgian, personally appeal to them to prevent the destruction of Georgian villages ... I hope that the Russians won't allow such cruelty. Otherwise it would be a tragedy, the responsibility for which would partly lay on Tbilisi ... Even at the cost of his own resignation Saakashvili must prevent the destruction of these villages. If he would have loved his country, he would have acted this way", Shevardnadze said.