About Civil.ge
Eng | Geo | Rus
Last updated: 11:08 - 21 Oct.'14
 
RSS
Mobile
Twitter
Facebook
EUMM Concerned over Gali Incidents
Civil Georgia, Tbilisi / 8 Jun.'10 / 12:45

EU Monitoring Mission in Georgia (EUMM) said it was “concerned” about reports of recent incidents in Gali district of breakaway Abkhazia, which had resulted in the deaths of three local officials, injuries to others, various detentions and reports of some homes being set on fire.

Abkhaz sources reported that an Abkhaz customs officer was killed in an attack in Gali district on June 1 and in a separate shooting incident head of the local administration of a village in Gali district was killed on June 3.

The Georgian sources reported on June 6 that the Abkhaz militia set on fire several houses in the village of Dikhazurga of the Gali district and arrested several local residents there.

“This is a rapidly changing situation and the details remain unclear,” EUMM said in a statement on June 7. “As EUMM has no direct access to the area, it can not ascertain the exact nature or dynamics of these incidents. Whilst local investigations are underway though, it is very important that all sides refrain from comments that could further increase tension in the area. Restraint is needed to ensure that the confidence of the local population is not harmed and stability not endangered.”

The mission has called on the sides to hold a meeting “as soon as possible to ensure co-operation in resolving this situation.”

Latest News
21 Oct.'14 11:08
Moscow Says Tbilisi’s Allegations on Abkhaz Annexation ‘Dangerous Speculation’
Georgia’s claims can seriously mar Geneva talks, the Russian Foreign Ministry said.
20 Oct.'14 13:37
Merabishvili Sentenced in Girgvliani Case-Related Trial
He was sentenced to 3 years in jail after being found guilty of power abuse and fraudulent actions.
19 Oct.'14 16:14
Tbilisi Says to Counter Russia’s Abkhaz Moves with ‘Pro-Active’ Foreign Policy
Russia-proposed new treaty with Abkhazia discussed by Georgian state security council.
18 Oct.'14 15:02
Georgian President to Visit Japan
President Margvelashvili will pay an official visit to Japan on October 21-25.
18 Oct.'14 14:55
New EU Ambassador to Georgia Takes Office
Janos Herman, a Hungarian career diplomat, has replaced Philip Dimitrov.
18 Oct.'14 00:27
Parliament Condemns Russia’s ‘Attempt to Annex’ Abkhazia
Parliament passed GD-proposed statement, voted down UNM-proposed draft resolution.
17 Oct.'14 22:55
Parliament Confirms Two Supreme Court Judge Candidates
Candidates were re-nominated by the President after they were voted down in August.
17 Oct.'14 12:12
Sokhumi Working on its Proposals to New Treaty with Russia
Views of the Russian side and Abkhaz leader “differ on number of clauses.”
17 Oct.'14 00:19
Georgian PM on Moscow-Proposed Treaty with Abkhazia
If signed it will first and foremost pose threat to self-identity of “the proud Abkhaz nation,” Garibashvili said.
16 Oct.'14 22:56
Georgian, Russian Diplomats Meet, Amid Row over Kremlin-Proposed Treaty with Abkhazia
Russian MFA says no one can prevent Moscow and Sokhumi from deepening ties.

About Civil Georgia
Civil.Ge © 2001-2013, Daily News Online
Registered office: 2 Dolidze Str, 4-th Floor.
70