Contents tagged with South Ossetia
Before the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) summit in Yerevan, Russian President Vladimir Putin was asked a question about Russia's obligations with regards to Georgia and Abkhazia. A journalist of the Georgian TV channel Rustavi-2 asked Putin when he intends to start fulfilling the commitments made in 2008. Putin replied: "We always fulfill them."
The journalist then asked when the Russian troops are expected to be withdrawn from Abkhazia and South Ossetia, calling them "occupied territories of …
The General Committee on Political Affairs and Security of Parliamentary Assembly of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE PA) adopted the Georgian resolution calling on Russia to cancel the decision to recognize the independence of Abkhazia and South Ossetia.
Fifty representatives of national delegations supported the document, five opposed and nine representatives abstained, reports TASS news agency.
The author of the resolution is Sofio Katsarava, a member of the …
The Georgian Ministry of Justice filed a lawsuit against Russia to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) and accused Moscow of occupying the country’s territories and deliberately harassing ethnic Georgians in the republic, reported TASS with a reference to the Georgian Ministry of Justice.
“Georgia demands that the European Court recognize Russia’s responsibility for the violation of more than one articles of the European Convention (on human rights). In particular, the occupation …
On August 7, the informal group of Friends of Georgia in the OSCE issued a joint statement dedicated to the 10th anniversary of Russia’s military invasion of Georgia. The authors of the statement urged Russia "to reverse its recognition of the so-called independence of Georgia’s Abkhazia and South Ossetia regions."
The text was signed by the USA, Great Britain, Canada, Lithuania, Estonia, the Czech Republic, Poland, Romania, Sweden and Ukraine. The signatories also called upon Moscow "to …
Russian military specialists in combating unmanned aerial vehicles repelled a mock enemy drone attack on the defense perimeter of their S-300 missile systems in South Ossetia. Military snipers from the Southern Military district base also took part in the operation an attack, RIA Novosti reports, citing the press service of the Southern Military district.
"During the special tactic exercises, specialists of the Krasukha electronic warfare system and the crew of the Pantsir-S anti-aircraft …
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine called on Russia to withdraw its troops from the occupied territories of Georgia (Abkhazia and the Tskhinvali Region), according to a statement released by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of Russia-Georgia was 2018.
Ukraine reaffirmed its support for the independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity of Georgia within its internationally recognized borders, as well as its commitment to strategic partnership …
Georgia has officially broken off diplomatic relations with Syria. Earlier Tbilisi said that it intended to do so, after Damascus recognized Abkhazia and South Ossetia.
The press service of Georgia’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement that Georgia’s permanent representative to the UN has informed the UN secretary-general of the decision.
Georgia explained that its decision was due to the the Syrian government’s decision to recognize the independence of Abkhazia and South Ossetia, in …
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad expressed his intention to make an official visit North Korea and hold a meeting with the country's leader Kim Jong Un, reports the South Korean agency Yonhap.
"I am determined to visit the DPRK in the future and to meet with the Supreme leader, Kim Jong Jong," said Assad while receiving the credentials of the new ambassadors.
The Syrian president also noted that, thanks to the policy of the leader of the DPRK, the Korean peninsula has seen positive changes.
Tbilisi says that Russia is behind Syria’s acknowledgment of the independence of the Georgian regions of Abkhazia and South Ossetia.
“It’s a pity that as a result of Russian manipulation, the Assad regime accepted this decision,” the Georgian Foreign Minister Mikheil Janelidze said on May 30. He explained that in response to the recognition of the independence of the Georgian regions by Damascus, Tbilisi has already started procedures for breaking diplomatic relations with Syria.
On May 29, …
In an official statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia said that Georgian authorities officially started the procedure for severing diplomatic relations with Syria after the decision in Damascus to recognize the independence of Abkhazia and South Ossetia.
The decision to recognize the independence of Abkhazia and South Ossetia and establish diplomatic relations with them is considered by the Georgian Foreign Ministry to be a violation of international law and a demonstration …