Saakashvili's comments today in Monaco came as Georgian officials spoke to Russia's Gazprom in a bid to persuade it to reconsider plans to double the price for gas.
Prime Minister Zurab Noghaideli says talks are underway on alternative supplies from Azerbaijan, Iran, and Turkmenistan.
(Rustavi 2, AP)
Russian Sanctions On Georgia
Georgian deportees arriving in Tbilisi on October 6 (epa)
RUSSIA DEPORTING GEORGIANS. Despite Georgia's release of four military officers accused of spying on October 2, Russia has continued its transport and postal blockade of Georgia, and has also deported hundreds of Georgians.... (more)