"“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

Sunday, August 10, 2008

FCO advises UK nationals to leave Georgia,"while some air services are still available and borders are open"

We advised readers yesterdaY - Russia attacks the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline and destroys port of Poti - is set on ethnically cleansing South Ossetia - Uncle Sam silently watches to keep an eye on the UK Embassy in Georgia website re travel advice to Georgia ..well our man in the FCO has just (10.05 BST) called us with this advice ''

"The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has changed its Travel Advice to Georgia. We now advise that if you have no urgent need to stay in Georgia, you should leave as soon as possible.

The relevant summary points now read:

We advise against non-essential travel to Georgia. If you or your family have no urgent need to remain in Georgia you should leave as soon as possible. It is wise to do so while some air services are still available and the border remains open. "

This is not yet on the Tbilisi Embassy website.. but they direct you to FCO site here with full advice on Georgian travel, just updated.

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