Georgian President resigns


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TBILISI, Georgia - Protest leader Mikhail Saakashvili announced Georgian President Eduard Shevardnadze's resignation on Sunday.

The news agency Interfax quoted Shevardnadze as confirming his resignation, saying "I consider that it is necessary to do this."

Shevardnadze will not leave Georgia, said opposition leader Zurab Zhvania.