Aug. 23 (Bloomberg) -- International observers are arriving in Georgia after Russia announced it had completed a troop pullout under terms of the cease-fire that ended its war with Georgia over the breakaway region of South Ossetia.
Finnish Foreign Minister Alexander Stubb, chairman of the Vienna-based Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, said in Tbilisi today the OSCE will deploy 20 armed observers and seven armored personnel carriers into the conflict zone ``this weekend.'' Some monitors have already arrived and another 80 will be deployed in coming weeks, the OSCE said.
Finally. I thought following the terms of a cease-fire were mandatory to begin with?