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Georgia calls for ceasefire

Georgia's president has called for an immediate ceasefire in the conflict with Russia over the breakaway region South Ossetia.

Speaking in Tbilisi, Mikhail Saakashvili also appealed to the international community to help Georgia in the face of what he called Russian 'aggression'.

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