samedi 12 novembre 2011

Georgia: The edible tie of President Mikhail Saakashvili.


In August 2008, during the five-day war between Russia and Georgia, footage of President Mikhail Saakashvili nervously chewing his tie during a telephone conversation, were published around the world and caused many comments on social networks of the Internet. The question has responded by taking the matter as a joke.
        
Two Georgians not least took the matter very seriously. Professor at the University of Georgia, Oleg Panfilov and the member of political council of the Coalition for European Georgia, Levan Tcholokachvili announced October 28, 2011 at the Georgia News Agency, referring to the Russian economist Andrei Illarionov, have invented the "edible ties for reform based on prune juice "which go on sale in Georgia.
        
"Consumption of the tie contributes to reform your life and improve its quality. Awakens the appetite for freedom and democracy. Helps fight diseases of authoritarianism, of Soviet mentality and lack of desire to see his neighbor live happy and prosperous. Regular use is recommended until full recovery. Made from natural products "can be read in the manual.
        
The two inventors filed a patent and announced the sale of these ties the following week said Illarionov.
        
The best gift of NATO for President Mikhail Saakashvili.

         On November 10, 2011, in Tbilisi after receiving the Secretary General of the Alliance Organization (NATO), Anders Fogh Rasmussen, who offered him a nice tie hit the emblem of NATO The Georgian president has confessed to being a little disappointed because he hoped to receive a jacket to shield the Alliance, reported the News Agency Georgia.
        
"During his visit in Georgia, your predecessor gave me a tie with the logo of NATO. I had hoped that you offer me at least a jacket of the Alliance ... I think it would go well with this tie, "said Saakashvili, addressing the General Secretary of NATO during ' a joint press conference in Batumi (Black Sea), following a meeting of the NATO-Georgia Commission.
        
The head of the Georgian state who loves ties always wore that day the blue tie with the logo of the Alliance.

Georgia traumatized by the attack on Russia to join NATO dream.

        
Integration with NATO is the primary concern of Georgia.
"It is always a priority for the Georgian government ... We will never give up independence, freedom and sovereignty. There is no compromise possible. We are flexible in our relations with Russia, we are good terms with all our neighbors, but there is a point on which compromise is unacceptable, is freedom. And the NATO embodies this value for us, "said the Georgian president.
        
On August 8, 2008, a 5-day war between Russia and Georgia. Russia protects the breakaway Georgian regions: Abkhazia and South Ossetia that Georgia wants to return since its independence from the USSR 9 April 1991.
        
A peace plan was accepted on 12 August by Moscow and Tbilisi under the leadership of Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the European Union. It provides for the non use of force and the withdrawal of Russian troops from Georgia. Moreover troops peacekeeping in Georgia, Russia has strengthened its military presence in this former Soviet republic candidate for NATO membership. 

        
A new step was taken with the recognition by the Russian President Dmitry Medvedev of the self-proclaimed independence of the separatist republics of Abkhazia and South Ossetia. Both entities have been demanding for years their union with Russia, already benefiting from their citizens Russian passports.
        
Came to power in 2003 following the "Rose Revolution", Saakashvili is often accused of authoritarianism by the opposition. His second term ends in 2013 and it can not be represented.

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