Nino Burjanadze: Saakashvili considers himself as a President of China or Russia.
In her comment over Mikhail Saakashvili’s statement, Nino
Burjanadze suggested that “It seems that Saakashvili considers
himself as a President of China or Russia when he argues that over
3000 tanks and 200 fighters took part in the Five Day War. I
seriously doubt that it is even theoretically possible.”
Nino Burjanadze places the responsibility for August war on Mikheil
Saakashvili, alongside with the head of the National Security
Council Giga Bokeria. According to her, avoiding the war was
possible, and prior to war, the outcome was clearly visible.
“Past 20 years have been very tense, but this tension never led to
direct confrontation. If there was no Saakashvili’s ignorant
confidence that Americans would step in, had there been no Giga
Bokeria and others who were pushing him into confrontation, the war
would not have happened. All those who pushed for war deserted
Saakashvili and ran away. All these people must be held
accountable. It is necessary to hold a comprehensive investigation.
But even without it, everything is clear. Both Saakashvili and
Bokeria were happy that their government survived. They did not
care that our state lost many lives, 118 villages and Russian bases
were redeployed across our borders. The aforementioned is a crime,
a crime that Bidzina Ivanishvili’s government refuses to