Irakli Alasania, the former Georgian minister of defense (October 2012–November 2014), recently lifted the veil of secrecy over a mysterious document he signed during his visit to France in October 2014 (Newsday.ge, October 28, 2014). That memorandum of understanding (MoU), which was agreed to in Paris, had resulted in the most serious crisis in the ruling Georgian Dream coalition since its inception in October 2011. Reportedly, the agreement involved supplies of French air defense systems to Georgia.
Alasania asserts that several hours prior to signing the MoU on French air defense systems, he received a telephone call from Mindia Janelidze, who …read more
Source: The Jamestown Foundation