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Georgia Opposition Leader Who Won Election Taps Pro-Western Diplomats for Government

The billionaire whose opposition coalition won Georgia's parliamentary election tapped two former diplomats with pro-Western views on Monday to take key positions in the government when he becomes prime minister later this month.

Bidzina Ivanishvili's choices reinforce his pledge to maintain the former Soviet republic's close ties with the United States and to work toward closer integration with the European Union.

Source: Associated Press. Read full article. (link)

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