“Foreign funding for NGOs and independent mass-media must be transparent. The funding must be controlled by the state because it is given not to the particular organizations, but to the state for developing democracy”, President Shevardnadze announced at the traditional briefing today.
The idea that foreign funding for developing civil society is actually spent on the informational war against President Shevardnadze preceded the announcement.
During the visit to the USA on October 5 he intends to propose the issue of funding transparency to the US organizations, President Shevardnadze stated.
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