About Civil.ge
Eng | Geo | Rus
Last updated: 21:52 - 2 Dec.'16
RSS
Mobile
Twitter
Facebook
Sokhumi Warns of War in Case of Peacekeepers’ Withdrawal
Civil Georgia, Tbilisi / 1 Nov.'07 / 12:58

The withdrawal of Russian peacekeeping troops from the Abkhaz conflict zone will lead to a new large-scale war in the South Caucasus, Sergey Shamba, the Abkhaz foreign minister said. 

Senior lawmakers from the ruling National Movement Party demanded from the executive branch to execute the last year’s resolution of the Parliament on withdrawal of Russian peacekeeping forces.

“Of course, Georgia can make such a decision. But, actually, the decision on such an important issue depends on the international community, participating in the ongoing political processes in South Caucasus,” Shamba said in comments posted on the Abkhaz leader’s website on October 31.

He also said that the decision about the peacekeepers’ withdrawal can only be made by the Council of CIS Heads of States, “which is not interested in such dangerous, unreasonable moves.”

Sergey Shamba also slammed the international community for its “irresponsible policy.”   

“Having armed Georgia, the international community has created the preconditions for unprecedented militarization of the entire region. This is a chain reaction… This is an irresponsible policy, which may lead to grave consequences of resumption of armed conflict,” Shamba added.

Latest News
02 Dec.'16 21:52
EU, Georgia Hold Third Association Council Meeting
EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said “enormous progress” discussed at the meeting.
02 Dec.'16 20:06
Tusk: Georgia Deserves Timely and Positive Finalization of Visa Liberalisation
PM Kvirikashvili met the European Council President during his visit to Brussels.
02 Dec.'16 17:50
Putin Meets Abkhaz Leader in Moscow
The Russian President warned Khajimba over the need of internal political stability in Abkhazia.
02 Dec.'16 17:11
Geostat: Annual Inflation 0.2% in November
On a monthly basis prices were up 0.6% in November, according to the state statistics office.
01 Dec.'16 23:53
Three Board Members of NBG Approved
All three candidates were nominated to Parliament by President Giorgi Margvelashvili.
01 Dec.'16 17:23
Amid Disagreement on New Chairperson, UNM Plans Congress in January
7 000 delegates will participate in the congress planned for January 20.
01 Dec.'16 14:16
Three Writing Systems of Georgian Alphabet on UNESCO Intangible Heritage List
This is Georgia’s third nomination inscribed on the list following UNESCO’s November 30 decision.
30 Nov.'16 21:15
Georgian PM Meets President of European Parliament in Brussels
Martin Schulz said that visa liberalisation was discussed “very intensively” at the meeting.
30 Nov.'16 16:10
Parliament Revokes MP Credentials for Four Lawmakers
MP credentials of PM Kvirikashvili, ministers Kakha Kaladze and Giorgi Gakharia, ex-first lady Sandra Roelofs were revoked.
30 Nov.'16 13:36
Geostat: GDP Growth 1.3% in October
Economy grew 2.5% in the first ten months of this year, according to preliminary data.

About Civil Georgia
Civil.Ge © 2001-2016, Daily News Online
Registered office: 2 Dolidze Str, 4-th Floor.
43