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US Says Georgia Erred in August Attack in South Ossetia
voa's david gollust reports from the state department .
state department saised friday the georgian attack in south ossetia last august was a mistake, but that it did not justify russia's large-scale intervention .
the important thing is for us to move forward, and that's what we're trying to do, in terms of trying to rectionstruct georgia, bring about stabilitary to the general region .
the comments follow a criticial newspapear assessment of the tbilisi government's role in the crisis .
the brussels conference overallust reall raised more than $4 billion in loans and grants for the tbilisi government .
the tskhinvali attack was followed by large-scale intervention by russian forces, who routed georgia troops and ended up holding large sections of georgian territory beyond the disputed areas of south ossetia and abkhazia .