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27 Aug, 2008 12:36

Georgia reduces diplomatic ties with Russia

Georgia has announced it is recalling all but two of its diplomats from its Moscow embassy. According to Georgia's Minister for Re-integration, Temur Yakobashvili, the country will also minimise relations in response to Moscow's recognition of Abkhazia an

Yakobashvili says Georgia will decide whether to completely cut ties with Russia in the next few days, but no official decision has been made yet.

Russia has confirmed that it will not follow suit.