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Abkhazian Ministry of Foreign Affairs assured that the Republic is establishing contacts with all states ready for dialogue based on principles of equality, emphasizing on the importance of mutually beneficial relations with Middle East and Africa: "We are ready for practical cooperation in spheres of economy, culture, etc. with all states. When it comes to Middle-eastern and African states, Abkhazia, with its natural resources for the development of the agrarian and tourism sectors, has a lot to suggest ..”
Most of the streets of Sukhumi, capital of the Georgian-claimed secessionist region of Abkhazia, are named after Soviet-era luminaries and notable figures from the conflict that gave the territory de facto independence. But stroll for long enough around the picturesque Black Sea city and an unusual road sign comes into view: Scotland Street.
Sukhumi, Abkhazia - Omar Shakouj remembers the day his family arrived in Abkhazia, a Georgian-claimed breakaway territory on the Black Sea, as they fled the war in Syria.
Abkhazians will commemorate Victory Day on September 30, marking the day in 1993 that the last remaining Georgian troops fled across the Enguri River, and Abkhazia began its life as a quasi-independent state.
Президент Арцаха (Нагорно-Карабахской Республики) Бако Саакян принял министра иностранных дел Республики Абхазия Даура Кове.
The Foreign Minister of Abkhazia, Daur Kove, arrived in Artsakh Monday and met with government officials.
It's a state that most of the world says doesn't exist. But remote Abkhazia, on the far north-east shore of the Black Sea, has had the trappings of independence for a generation, since it broke away from Georgia in a short but brutal war.