"“We have lent a huge amount of money to the U.S. Of course we are concerned about the safety of our assets. To be honest, I am definitely a little worried.” "

Chinese premier Wen Jiabao 12th March 2009

""We have a financial system that is run by private shareholders, managed by private institutions, and we'd like to do our best to preserve that system."

Timothy Geithner US Secretary of the Treasury, previously President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.1/3/2009

Monday, August 11, 2008

The Boy David is on the case : Georgian violence ... widespread concern... EU, OSCE,UN

"I have today ((FCO) Foreign Secretary, David Miliband, deplores continued fighting in Georgia ) had a number of (telephone ?) calls with international colleagues. There is widespread concern about the escalating violence in Georgia."

"At the UN, the EU and the OSCE the UK will lend its strong support to all those committed to a swift resolution to the conflict." (No mention of NATO ?)

How do Mr Putin and Mr Medvedev sleep at night ?

BBC UPDATE 1200 BST A BP spokesman said the BTC pipeline had not been damaged by the fighting. US light, sweet crude was up $1.16 at $116.36 a barrel, while London's Brent crude gained $1.45 to $114.78 up to 9.30 am.

BBC4 Radio News at 1200 BST Foreign Office Minister says Russian deployment of Black Sea Fleet "deplorable"."The only solution is diplomatic". Apparently increasingly despairing President Saashkavilli has signed a cease fire deal which is being taken by 2 self important EU Foreign Ministers to Moscow (Finnish and we didn't identify the other)who will be kept kicking their heels in some draughty Kremlin waiting room.

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