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Dutch parliamentarian: U.S. and NATO responsible for war in Georgia

PanARMENIAN.Net - Many say that the bombing of Tkhinvali was Georgia's attempt to restore order in its territory but it's cynical to justify an armed aggression, a Dutch parliamentarian said during a debate in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.



"The United States and NATO which have been arming and training Georgian troops are responsible for the tragedy," said Tiny Kox, President of the PACE Unified Left Group.
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It further resolved that Agramunt is not authorised to undertake any official visits, attend any meetings or make any public statements on behalf of the Assembly.
The 324-member body is made up of delegates from national parliaments who meet four times a year in Strasbourg.
The administration’s March budget proposal vowed to slash aid to developing countries by over one-third, but contained few details.
Total world military expenditure rose to $1686 billion in 2016, an increase of 0.4% in real terms from 2015, according to figures from SIPRI.
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