26 January 2021 139 Statements and speeches
M. Kalyurand, head of the European Parliament delegation for relations with the South Caucasus, issued a statement calling on the Russian Federation to "fulfill its international obligations and withdraw its recognition of Abkhazia's independence. MEP's statement was made in connection with and in support of the recent decision of the European Court of Human Rights on the so called "Georgia vs. Russia" case related to the armed conflict in South Ossetia in August 2008.
18 January 2021 58 Statements and speeches
Jens Stoltenberg, NATO Secretary General, speaking at the Paris School of Foreign Affairs conference, said that for him to question the right of a sovereign state to decide its own future is "almost a provocation."
25 December 2020 230 Statements and speeches
As it became known from the speech of Georgian Defense Minister I. Garibashvili at the parliamentary hearings, in 2021 the Georgian military department plans to purchase a batch of reconnaissance and combat unmanned aerial vehicles. He added that Georgia has recently signed an agreement with Israel to upgrade and completely modernize Georgia's air defense system.
23 December 2020 160 Statements and speeches
Commentary of the Abkhazian Foreign Ministry on the statement of the Georgian Minister for Reconciliation and Civil Equality
Thea Akhvlediani, the Georgian Minister for Reconciliation and Civic Equality suggested "expanding the platform of informal dialogue and cooperation with the Abkhaz and Ossetian communities, which would be based on common interests." According to her, Georgia has not stopped this dialogue in order to improve the legal and humanitarian situation of the population, including in the conditions of the coronavirus pandemic. Such a process, she believes, will be continued and become even more intense.
12 December 2020 366 Statements and speeches
Commentary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Abkhazia in connection with the speech of S. Zurabishvili in the Parliament of Georgia
S. Zurabishvili, the Georgian President during her speech in the Parliament of Georgia on December 11, 2020 called on to search new approaches for rapprochement "with our Abkhaz and Ossetian population living in the occupied regions." In her view, Georgia should "seek ways to bridging with the peoples of the occupied regions - Abkhazia and South Ossetia."
11 December 2020 491 Statements and speeches
The commentary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Abkhazia in connection with the Appeal of the RPO "Aruaa"
We have considered the Appeal of the RPO "Aruaa" concerning the Concept of Foreign Policy of the Republic of Abkhazia, approved by Aslan Bzhania, the President on the 4-th of December this year. A number of claims are being made by Aruaa concerning the procedure of adoption of the Concept and its content, inter alia, regarding clause 2.3.
16 November 2020 347 Statements and speeches
Commentary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Abkhazia in connection with the last meeting of the OSCE Permanent Council
The last meeting of the OSCE Permanent Council in Vienna became one of the most politicized events of this authoritative international organization. Some OSCE representatives continued to hang labels on the Republic of Abkhazia and create a false image of the work of the Geneva International Discussions and the positions of their participants considering the "situation in Georgia" and the "occupied regions". The representative of Great Britain also "distinguished himself", who repeated the traditional accusations against Abkhazia and extremely distortedly presented the problems of the Geneva discussions during the meeting.
13 November 2020 402 Statements and speeches
Commentary of the Foreign Ministry of Abkhazia in connection with the speech of J. Gilmore, the US Ambassador to the OSCE
Some aspects of the work of the Geneva International Discussions on Security and Stability in Transcaucasia were touched upon during the speech of James Gilmore, the US Ambassador to the OSCE at the meeting of the OSCE Permanent Council in Vienna on November 12 this year.
13 November 2020 258 Statements and speeches
We drew attention to the information that appeared in the media on the meeting of F. Guliyev, the Ambassador of Azerbaijan to Georgia with R. Abashidze, the “head of the government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia”.
27 October 2020 256 Statements and speeches
S. Zurabishvili, the Georgian President again acted as the defender of the Abkhaz language, which is “under the threat of extinction”. Mrs. Zurabishvili is trying to assure the public that this problem is the most difficult and responsible for her. “I am responsible for protecting of the Abkhaz language as the president of Georgia and the guarantor of its constitution. Especially at a time when the Abkhaz language is included in the list of endangered languages by UNESCO,” Zurabishvili said.