Georgian Labor Party leader apply for asylum in the United States

Georgian Labor Party leader apply for asylum in the United States
# 10 November 2007 11:38 (UTC +04:00)
Nestan Kirtadze told APA that Shalva Natelashvili has applied to John Tefft, the US ambassador in Tbilisi, for a political asylum in the United States.
“Because Natelashvili is considered as the main rival against Saakashvili in the presidential election on January 5, the authorities try to get rid of him,” he added.
Shalva Natelashvili, who is charged with espionage, is rumored to be hiding in Russia. /APA/
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