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Georgia in Turmoil: Saakashvili Talks with Opposition End in 'No Result' - SPIEGEL ONLINE - News - International

Protests by thousands of people calling for Georgia's president to resign over the weekend forced Saakashvili to agree to meet with opposition leaders Monday. However, the talks failed to produce any solution to the ongong political turmoil.

Following a weekend that saw thousands of protesters gather on the streets of Tbilisi, embattled Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili agreed to meet with opposition leaders on Monday, who are calling for his immediate resignation. Yet the meeting failed to put an end to the political turmoil in the country, opposition leaders said. Levan Gachechiladze, one of the four who met with Saakashvili for two hours, said afterwards that the meeting had ended with "no result," adding: "Our visions are completely different."

by Fran on Mon May 11th, 2009 at 02:26:33 PM EST
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