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2008-07-24 09:01:06

Text of report by private Georgian news agency Kavkas-Press Kars, 24 July: Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili believes that Azerbaijan's support serves as a guarantee for Georgia's independence. "Azerbaijan is a guarantee for Georgia's independence," Saakashvili said at a ceremony marking the start of construction works on the Turkish section of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway. Saakashvili said Azerbaijan has always stood by Georgia in hard times. He singled out the energy crisis faced...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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