Last Soviet foreign minister Shevardnadze dies aged 86

(AGI) Tbilisi, July 7 - The former president of post-SovietGeorgia and the last foreign minister of the former USSR,Eduard Shevardnadze, has died aged 86. He was one of the keycontributors to Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev's policies of"glasnost" and "perestroika". He died after a long illness,said his secretary Marina Davitashvili. . .

(AGI) Tbilisi, July 7 - The former president of post-SovietGeorgia and the last foreign minister of the former USSR,Eduard Shevardnadze, has died aged 86. He was one of the keycontributors to Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev's policies of"glasnost" and "perestroika". He died after a long illness,said his secretary Marina Davitashvili. . .