Thursday, May 22, 2008

Labor ends tiny rally; Republicans speak of 'crisis'

The leaders of Labor and the Republicans each gave briefings this hour.

The populist Labor, which sneaked seven or eight of its members into parliament, says they're ready to fight to get rid of Saakashvili. They'll consult with other opposition parties tonight on a plan, leader Shalva Natelashvili said outside parliament.

Republican leader Davit Usupashvili said the elections were riddled with violations and vote fraud. He said his party would search for a way out the "crisis," within constitutional means.

The Republicans fell short of the five percent threshold for parliamentary representation, but may land one or two majoritarian seats.

No word out of the United Opposition.

I don't think it's accurate to characterize the situation as a "crisis," though one could be fomented by opposition decisions in the next few days.


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