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Winner of Georgia Elections Backtracks, Says Call for President to Resign Not Ultimatum

The winner of Georgia's parliamentary elections, Bidzina Ivanishvili, is backtracking on his call for President Mikheil Saakashvili to resign. Ivanishvili said Wednesday he was not issuing an ultimatum in asking Mr. Saakashvili to step down.

Ivanishvili also offered to cooperate with the incumbent president on the formation of a new government.

Source: Voice of America. Read full article. (link)

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