U.S. to take control of Georgian ports: Saakashvili (refuted by Gates via Condi)

UPDATE 8/13/2008 3:22 PM
Condi Rice just announced in her press conference covered by Fox that SecDef Gates has stated previously that the U.S. has no intentions of “taking control” of ports and airports through which aid will flow. It appears that Saakashvili was mistaken (or at least guilty of wishful thinking) in his earlier announcement.

Original Post — August 13, 2008…1:22 pm
Just in from Reuters, according to Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, the humanitarian aid from the U.S. will mean that…

Georgian ports and airports will be taken under the control of the U.S. defense ministry…

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I’ll believe this when I hear it from the WH, Rice, or Gates.

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