Russia Ratifies Base Pullout Treaty with Georgia
Civil Georgia, Tbilisi / 6 Oct.'06 / 14:50

The Russian State Duma, the lower house of the Parliament, ratified on October 6 an agreement with Georgia on the timeframe and modalities of withdrawing Russian bases from Georgia, Russian news agencies reported.

Also on October 6, the State Duma ratified another agreement with Georgia on military transit, which gives Russia access to its base in Gyumri, Armenia, via Georgia.

Both agreements were signed by Georgia and Russia on March 31, 2006.

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