Georgian opposition says Saakashvili family embezzled $90 mln

just a little update sbout the situation in Georgia.

13/01/2009 17:08 TBILISI, January 13 (RIA Novosti) – A member of Georgia’s opposition Labor Party on Tuesday accused the family of President Mikheil Saakashvili of embezzling some $90 million from the state budget.

Kakha Dzaganiya said the money was intended to provide medical insurance for people with low incomes, but had been misappropriated through the Irao insurance company owned by the president’s brother.

He said Irao was not fulfilling its obligations and did not allocate money for the medical care of the poor, while hospitals refuse to accept the company’s policies.

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