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August 9, 1999

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politics

    CHAIRMAN OF THE CUSTOMS COMMITTEE OF RUSSIA BELIEVES THAT LEGAL COMING-OUT OF SPIRITS ACROSS RUSSIAN-GEORGIAN BORDER SHOULD BE ALLOWED

    According to Mikhail Vanin, the chairman of the State Customs Committee of Russia, check-points at Nizhnii Zaramag and Verkhnii Lars on Georgian Military Road have to be furnished with all the necessary equipment in accordance with the international regulations. He also promised that the Russian Customs Committee will work in this direction.


    TODAY IRAKLI MENAGARISHVILI RECEIVED THE EXTRAORDINARY AND PLENIPOTENTIARY AMBASSADOR OF CYPRUS

    Platon Kiriakitis advised that the term of his diplomatic mission to Georgia has expired and he is leaving his position. The issues of cooperation development between the two countries, particularly in tourism, economics and culture were discussed at the meeting.


    SEVERAL WOUNDED AS A RESULT OF AN AIR RAID OF A GEORGIAN VILLAGE CARRIED OUT BY A RUSSIAN PLANE

    Today at 2.45 p.m. Russian warplane has entered the territory of the Georgian air space. As the Chairman of the Frontier Department of Georgia Valeri Chkheidze declared, after maneuvering the plane had bombed the village Omalo-the place the president has visited recently (near to Dagestan).


    A US PATROL BOAT WILL VISIT POTI

    Coast-guard boat Dallas of the 6th fleet of USA is arriving in Poti on August 11 and will spend there four days. The boat is furnished with helicopter Dolphin, which will be utilized in the joint military exercise of the small-scale naval craft of Dallas and Georgian military navy.


    THE EMPLOYEE OF THE LAW ENFORCEMENT BODIES OF THE GALI REGION KILLED

    This is the information delivered to the Sarke from Sukhumi. The incident took place last night in the near vicinity of the of Russian peacekeepers’ tana.


    CENTRAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION OF ABKHAZIA DECIDED TO SET UP 28 ELECTORAL DISTRICTS

    The Central Electoral Commission regulating issues of the upcoming presidential elections of October 3 in self-proclaimed republic of Abkhazia is currently working in Sukhumi. It arrived at the decision to set up 28 electoral districts in the area.


economics

    US FINANCIAL SUPPORT TO GEORGIA THIS YEAR TOTALS $95M

    This information comes from Paul Jowel, official lobbyist of Georgia in US Congress. He said that total allotment in 1999 outnumbered that of last year by $10 million.


    MONETARY RESERVES HAVE REACHED THE SAME RATE AS LAST YEAR BEFORE THE FINANCIAL CRISIS

    According to NB monetary reserves of the country have increased up to $ 170 million. This happened thanks to $45 million allocated by IMF transferred to the NB account.


business

    GEORGIAN INTERNATIONAL GAS CORPORATION STILL NEGOTIATES RUSSIAN GASPROM INTO SETTING UP A JOINT VENTURE

    This is what the president of the corporation Aleksei Gotsiridze said to Sarke correspondent. He noted that some time ago the negotiations had come to a deadlock.


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