Georgia set to swear in new president

Giorgi Margvelashvili's inauguration will end almost decade-long presidency of Western ally, Mikheil Saakashvili.

Last updated: 17 Nov 2013 06:36
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Georgia's new President Georgi Margvelashvili will be sworn into office on Sunday after winning overwhelming victory in last month's presidential election.

The man he is replacing, Mikheil Saakashvili, led Georgia through a revolution and into the modern state it is now.

Al Jazeera's Robin Forestier-Walker reports from Tbilisi.


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