The Georgian foreign Minister called Lavrov’s visit to Abkhazia the illusion of legitimacyUncategorized April 21, 2017
KIEV. April 20. UNN. Foreign Minister of Georgia Mikheil Janelidze believes the visit of the foreign Minister of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov in the occupied Abkhazia, with the aim of opening the Embassy, an attempt to create the illusion of legitimacy. It is reported by UNN citing “Radio Liberty“.
“With this visit, Russia has tried to demonstrate that it can maintain the occupation regime, the de facto authorities in the occupied territory, and thus strengthen their international position. This, of course, an illusion. We know that the international community adheres to its obligations is the result of our extensive experience and policies we are pursuing,” said M. Janelidze.
We remind you that Abkhazia is not controlled by Georgia since the period of hostilities 1992 to 1993. The independence of Abkhazia and neighboring South Ossetia, Russia recognized after the fighting in 2008. April 18-19 2017, the Russian foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov visited occupied Abkhazia with the aim of opening in the city of Sukhumi the Russian Embassy.