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17 Oct, 2007 09:50

Is Georgia about to attack South Ossetia & Abkhazia?

Russia’s General Staff says Georgia could attempt to solve conflicts with its breakaway republics of South Ossetia and Abkhazia by using force. The Chief-of-Staff, Yury Baluevsky, said President Saakashvili has vowed to resolve the issue before the next p

In a wide-ranging interview, Yury Baluevsky also said the U.S. has invited Russian military experts to sites to be used in the American anti-missile in Eastern Europe.

One of the aims of the controversial system is to prevent potential threats from Iran.

But Russia's Chief-of-Staff insisted Iran is unlikely to develop ballistic missiles anytime soon.