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Tbilisi Rejects Moscow’s Latest Allegation

29 June 2001 TBILISI, 28 June (Sarke)–Georgian President Eduard Shevardnadze’s press secretary Kakha Imnadze considers Russia’s assertion that nearly one hundred armed Chechens have entered the territory of Chechnya from the Pankisi Valley–in northeastern Georgia “provocative.” At a press briefing, Imnadze rejected the allegation, asserting that the crossing would have been registered by Georgian border […]