Merkel says Russian troops must withdraw now

Merkel said the entire world was watching Russia and called the pullback an issue of "credibility".

Merkel says Russian troops must withdraw now

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday that Russian troops were not withdrawing from Georgia as quickly as hoped and urged Moscow to step up its pullback.

Merkel said the entire world was watching Russia and called the pullback an issue of "credibility". She was speaking at a joint news conference with Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili.

Reuters
Last Mod: 17 Ağustos 2008, 16:45
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