09 February 2023,   13:57
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20% of Georgia occupied by Russia, that probably inspires some Georgians to want to do what they can to help, whether it’s humanitarian assistance or anything else – Kelly Degnan

20% of your territory occupied by Russia, I think that probably inspires some Georgians to want to do what they can to help, whether it’s humanitarian assistance or anything else. Such a statement made today the US Ambassador to Georgia.

“I think Georgians feel deeply the struggle that Ukrainians are facing to preserve their identity and their homeland, and their sovereignty. This is something that Georgia has experienced and is experiencing right now with 20% of your territory occupied by Russia, and the kinds of harassment and kidnappings that you have going on because of Russian occupation in your own country.

I think that probably inspires some Georgians to want to do what they can to help, whether it’s humanitarian assistance or anything else.

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