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US reasserts support for Georgia
Clinton reiterates backing for country over its territory disputes with Russia.
Last Modified: 05 Jul 2010 21:42 GMT

Hillary Clinton, the US secretary of state, has been in the Georgian capital Tbilisi meeting with Mikhail Saakashvili, the country's president.

She used the opportunity to reiterate US support for Georgia's "territorial integrity" in its disputes with Russia over the two breakeaway regions of South Ossetia and Abkhazia.

Al Jazeera's Matthew Collin reports from Tbilisi on how the US is trying to trying to reassure its close ties with Georgia despite Washington's recent moves to better relations with Moscow. 

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Al Jazeera
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