3 Oct
Georgian tycoon starts cabinet talks, prioritizes U.S. ties | Reuters
By Margarita Antidze and Steve Gutterman
(Reuters) - Georgia’s richest man began talks on forming a government for the former Soviet republic on Wednesday and addressed fears over his links with Moscow by saying his first visit abroad would be to the United States.
Billionaire Bidzina Ivanishvili urged President Mikheil Saakashvili, a staunch U.S. ally, to resign following Monday’s parliamentary election, which the president conceded his party had lost to Ivanishvili’s coalition.
FULL ARTICLE (Reuters)
Photo: VOA/Wikimedia 

Georgian tycoon starts cabinet talks, prioritizes U.S. ties | Reuters

By Margarita Antidze and Steve Gutterman

(Reuters) - Georgia’s richest man began talks on forming a government for the former Soviet republic on Wednesday and addressed fears over his links with Moscow by saying his first visit abroad would be to the United States.

Billionaire Bidzina Ivanishvili urged President Mikheil Saakashvili, a staunch U.S. ally, to resign following Monday’s parliamentary election, which the president conceded his party had lost to Ivanishvili’s coalition.

FULL ARTICLE (Reuters)

Photo: VOA/Wikimedia 

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