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11 Aug, 2008 02:29

'Bombed' Tblisi airport welcomes foreign ministers

Pictures broadcast all over the world on Sunday show Georgian officials greeting French and Finnish foreign ministers arriving at Tbilisi International airport. The images showed no sign of damage to the building or its airstrips. Earlier, Georgia claimed

In another development, the Georgian government has backtracked on an earlier accusation that Russian planes bombed two military bases near Tblisi overnight. A new statement from the Ministry of Internal Affairs says that bombs were dropped on uninhabited areas.

Russia insists its airforce has only attacked military targets.