Russia says decision on separatists depends on Georgia - report

16:42, 21 August 2008
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Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Thursday

Russia`s decision on whether to recognise the independence of two Georgian separatist regions depends on the conduct of Georgia`s leader, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was quoted as saying Thursday.

Lavrov told Russian news agencies that Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili `has the responsibility for what will happen next.`

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