Press conference on the results of the 37th round of the Geneva Discussions on Stability and Security in Transcaucasia

Press conference on the results of the 37th round of the Geneva Discussions on Stability and Security in Transcaucasia
11 October 2016 411
On October 11, the Foreign Ministry of Abkhazia hosted a press conference dedicated to the results of the 37th round of the Geneva Discussions. The press conference was attended by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Abkhazia Daur Kove, Deputy Foreign Minister Kan Tania, as well as Foreign Ministry officials Lasha Avidzba, Denis Otyrba and Tengiz Tarba.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Abkhazia Daur Kove opening the press conference, said: "As you know, on 4-5 October 2016 took place the next 37th round of the Geneva discussions on stability and security in Transcaucasia. These discussions take place on the basis of the agreements that were reached after the events in South Ossetia in 2008. The discussion is attended by delegations from Abkhazia, Georgia and South Ossetia, the Russian Federation, the United States, as well as representatives of the European Union and the OSCE. I believe that the Geneva discussions is a platform where the Republic of Abkhazia has the opportunity to talk about those moments, which we stress", - said the Minister.

The Head of the delegation of the Republic of Abkhazia in the Geneva Discussions Kan Tania spoke about the negotiation process, detailing the key moments of the last 37th round. "The main objective of the participation of the Abkhaz delegation at the Geneva discussions remains the signing of a legally binding document on the non-use of force between Georgia and Abkhazia. Unfortunately, once again we can say that Georgia did not agree to sign the document, in addition, the Georgian side did not agree even on the signing of a joint statement of commitment to the non-use of force. This is not the first time when we meet the unconstructive position of the Georgian side, so we faced no surprises, "- said Tania.

In general were discussed issues on the security situation in the border areas of Georgia, Human Rights reports on the situation in Abkhazia published annually by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, construction of barriers to international communication of citizens of the Republic of Abkhazia, joint NATO and Georgia trainings, Othozoriya’s murder, Georgian attempt to promote the resolution on Abkhazia and South Ossetia in the human Rights Council, as well as the resolution on refugees from Abkhazia and South Ossetia proposed by Georgia in the UN General Assembly.

The next 38th round of the Geneva Discussions on Security and Stability in Transcaucasia is scheduled for 13-14 December 2016.

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