About Civil.ge
Eng | Geo | Rus
Last updated: 10:55 - 1 May.'18
RSS
Mobile
Twitter
Facebook
EU Delegation to Georgia on Putin’s Abkhaz Visit
Civil Georgia, Tbilisi / 27 Aug.'13 / 10:55

The EU delegation to Georgia said in a statement on August 26 it “notes with concern that President Putin of the Russian Federation has recently paid a visit to the Georgian region of Abkhazia.”

“The  Delegation  recalls  that  the  EU  does  not  consider  these  visits  compatible  with  the principles of sovereignty and territorial integrity of states,” reads the statement, which was made in agreement with the EU Heads of Mission in Georgia.

“The Delegation reiterates EU’s firm support for Georgia's sovereignty and territorial integrity within its internationally recognized borders.  The  Delegation  also  underlines  the  importance  attached  by  the  EU  to  a  peaceful conflict resolution in the region and calls for strong commitment by all concerned parties in this regard.”

President Putin visited breakaway Abkhazia and met with Abkhaz leader Alexander Ankvab in a resort town of Bichvinta (Pitsunda) on August 25 on the eve of fifth anniversary of Russia’s recognition of Abkhazia and Georgia’s another breakaway region of South Ossetia.

Georgian Foreign Minister, Maia Panjikidze, condemned Putin’s visit to Abkhazia as “yet another infringement of Georgia’s territorial integrity and sovereignty” and said on August 26 that a protest note had been sent to Russia via Swiss embassy.

Latest News
01 May.'18 10:55
We Have Moved to a New Platform
Direct Your Bookmarks to https://civil.ge.
29 Apr.'18 03:54
Ruling Party Candidate Wins MP By-Elections
Givi Chichinadze will represent Vani and Khoni single-mandate constituency in the Parliament of Georgia.
28 Apr.'18 09:40
Polls Open for Vani and Khoni MP By-Elections
48,123 voters are eligible to cast their ballots in Vani and Khoni single-mandate constituency.
27 Apr.'18 17:23
State Dept’s Europe Affairs Point Man to Visit Tbilisi
Wess Mitchell will meet senior government officials and address the NATO-Georgia Public Diplomacy Forum.
27 Apr.'18 13:45
In Quotes: Georgian Politicians on Ex-PM Bidzina Ivanishvili’s Comeback
Bidzina Ivanishvili will be approved as the Georgian Dream party chairman at the upcoming convention.
26 Apr.'18 18:15
SG Jens Stoltenberg: Georgia NATO’s ‘Very Close’ Partner
The NATO Secretary General says Foreign Ministers meeting tomorrow will recognize the country’s progress.
26 Apr.'18 14:24
Ex-PM Ivanishvili to Chair Georgian Dream Party
Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili said Ivanishvili was ‘best equipped’ to add new dynamism to the party.
26 Apr.'18 11:12
Lawmaker Proposes Criminal Liability for ‘Insult of Religious Feelings’
The parliamentary human rights committee decided to set up a working group for scrutinizing the draft law.
25 Apr.'18 17:21
New Abkhaz Government Head Appointed
Gennady Gagulia has served as the Abkhaz “prime minister” twice - in 1995-1997, and 2002-2003.
25 Apr.'18 14:43
Watchdog Improves Georgia’s Press Freedom Ranking
None of the countries of the former Soviet Union (except the Baltics) are ranked ahead of Georgia.

About Civil Georgia
Civil.Ge © 2001-2019, Daily News Online
Registered office: 2 Dolidze Str, 4-th Floor.
51