Georgia questions 'Ossetia deal'
Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili has threatened to abandon a deal that has kept the peace for more than 10 years in the region of South Ossetia. The region – backed by Russia – broke away in a civil war after the Soviet Union collapsed in the early 1990s. Mr Saakashvili questioned the 1992 deal that set up a peacekeeping force from South Ossetia, Georgia and Russia. In response, South Ossetia’s leader Eduard Kokoity said Mr Saakashvili comments “could lead to a new war”. Full Story