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Eduard Shevardnadze Quotes

Eduard Shevardnadze Quotes & Quotations
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Eduard Shevardnadze
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    As for myself, I was never against Russia. Eduard_ShevardnadzeEduard Shevardnadze
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    But on second thought, after I decreed the state of emergency, I came to the conclusion that that was impossible to achieve without bloodshed because the street protesters were full of anger and nearly out of control. This is why I thought we needed to find another way out. Eduard_ShevardnadzeEduard Shevardnadze
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    But the Americans have no extra money. They have their own problems. They can provide financial assistance for two, three, four, or six months at most. Eduard_ShevardnadzeEduard Shevardnadze
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    But we cannot rely on foreign help indefinitely. Eduard_ShevardnadzeEduard Shevardnadze
  • 5
    Corruption has its own motivations, and one has to thoroughly study that phenomenon and eliminate the foundations that allow corruption to exist. Eduard_ShevardnadzeEduard Shevardnadze
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    Germany is determined to provide substantial help. So are the Netherlands and other states. But a day will come when we have to count on our own resources. Eduard_ShevardnadzeEduard Shevardnadze
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    I am not responsible for the actions of Saakashvili and even for those of Gamsakhurdia. Eduard_ShevardnadzeEduard Shevardnadze
  • 8
    I believe politicians should always remain realistic. Eduard_ShevardnadzeEduard Shevardnadze
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    I believe that with the help of foreign countries - and under that condition only, because they have no other source of financing - the new government may temporarily extricate Georgia from the current situation. Eduard_ShevardnadzeEduard Shevardnadze
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    I couldn't stand the idea of bloodshed, casualties. Eduard_ShevardnadzeEduard Shevardnadze
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    I don't want to go down in history as a man who allowed blood to be shed. Eduard_ShevardnadzeEduard Shevardnadze
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    I think my resignation was the only way to avoid bloodshed. Eduard_ShevardnadzeEduard Shevardnadze
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    I was a member of the Politburo for seven years, a foreign minister. Eduard_ShevardnadzeEduard Shevardnadze
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    I'm sure that was the right step, even though, formally speaking, it may seem disadvantageous for a president to resign. But, looking into what is happening today and what is going to happen in the future, I think history will show I made the right decision. Eduard_ShevardnadzeEduard Shevardnadze
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    In my life I have always found ways of dealing with a situation. Eduard_ShevardnadzeEduard Shevardnadze
  • 16
    It is absolutely impossible to settle the debts to pensioners, teachers, and others. The country hasn't got enough money to do so. Eduard_ShevardnadzeEduard Shevardnadze
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    No Georgian has the right to evade or neglect his duties and responsibilities. Eduard_ShevardnadzeEduard Shevardnadze
  • 18
    Prospects of normalizing our relations with Russia look good. Eduard_ShevardnadzeEduard Shevardnadze
  • 19
    The external world is committed to helping Georgia settle its problems. Eduard_ShevardnadzeEduard Shevardnadze
  • 20
    They're making a song and dance because that serves their immediate interests. But what will happen tomorrow? They will have to pay salaries and pensions. Eduard_ShevardnadzeEduard Shevardnadze
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    True, other countries are helping us. Germany is determined to provide substantial help. So are the Netherlands and other states. But a day will come when we have to count on our own resources. Eduard_Shevardnadze/21.php">Eduard Shevardnadze
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    You know in the West they support realistic forces. Eduard_Shevardnadze/22.php">Eduard Shevardnadze
  • 23
    You know, to address crowds and make promises does not require very much brains. Eduard_Shevardnadze/23.php">Eduard Shevardnadze
  • 24
    Zhvania was the general secretary of the organisation which I founded, the Citizens' Union. It was the biggest organisation and came first in all elections, and Zhvania was the leader. Eduard_Shevardnadze/24.php">Eduard Shevardnadze