France / Russia Cease-fire 6 point reached Georgia
EU president Sarkozy and Medvedev agreed for peace-plan, no Nato peacekeepers so far
Video press conference, press prtv elysee (french) AUG 13/14 only
And after their talks, Mr Sarkozy and Mr Medvedev said they had agreed on the need for international negotiations on the future status of Georgia's two rebel provinces, South Ossetia and Abkhazia.
Mr Medvedev went further - he made clear that what Russia would like to see is a referendum in both provinces, so the locals could decide for themselves whether to stay in Georgia or not. He clearly believes a majority will not.
"We start from the position that Mr Saakashivili can no longer be our partner, and it would be better if he went". Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov Russia felt it could no longer work with the Georgian leader.
We have not achieved peace yet but we have achieved a provisional cease-fire of hostilities," French President Nicolas Sarkozy said.
The points include Russian agreements to conclude all military operations, return Russian armed forces to the line preceding the beginning of operations, and not use force again in Georgia.
In return Georgia would return its armed forces to their normal and permanent locations.
Both sides would provide free access for humanitarian assistance; and international consideration of the issues of South Ossetia and Abkhazia would be undertaken.
"All we need to do now is to stop suffering, stop the death of people," Sarkozy said. Stopping the fighting "is the most important objective."