The European Union will grant Georgia EUR30m. This decision was announced after a meeting between Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili and EU High Representative for Common Foreign and Security Policy Javier Solana, Rustavi 2 television channel reported. Georgia is to use the funds to finance its infrastructure and economic projects, construction of penal system facilities and grain purchases.
Earlier Georgian president reported that Georgia would receive a EU grant worth $EUR15m. Today Saakashvili is to meet NATO Secretary-General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer.
Selim Bensaad, the great-grandson of Joseph Stalin, wrote an open letter to Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. In the letter, Bensaad pointed out the need to dissolve the United Nations