The Messenger: Abkhazian leader “does not trust” Saakashvili’s peace pledge
posted by circassiankama on December, 2010 as Abkhazia
De facto Abkhazian leader "does not trust” Saakashvili’s peace pledge
By Mzia Kupunia
Thursday, December 16
Sukhumi will not trust President Saakashvili’s peace declarations until Abkhazia receives "clearly confirmed” readiness from the Georgian side to sign a document on non-resumption of military actions, the de facto Abkhazian leader Sergey Baghapsh said on December 14 at the meeting with EU’s Special Representative for the South Caucasus, Peter Semneby in Sukhumi. Apsnypress news agency reported that ahead of the upcoming Geneva talks the de facto president has already sent a special letter expressing Sukhumi’s position on this issue to UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon.
The de facto Abkhazian leader criticized the European and the US authorities, blaming them of being "engaged and supportive towards Georgia. "Sukhumi will substantially correct its position,” Baghapsh ...
SERGEY BAGAPSH EXPRESSED HIS CONDOLENCES TO KBR PRESIDENT OVER KABARDONO-BALKARIAN MUSLIM RELIGIOUS LEADER’S MURDER
16/12/2010 11:00 ABKHAZIA, SUKHUM
The President of the Republic of Abkhazia Sergey Bagapsh sent a telegram of condolence to the President of Kabardino-Balkaria Arsen Kanokov in connection with the tragical death of the KBR Muslim Spiritual Department head Anas Pshikhachev. The telegram reads, in part:
Dear Arsen Bashirovich!
Abkhazia perceived with deep grief the news about the murder of the Chairman of the Muslim Spiritual Department of Kabardino-Balkaria, mufti Anas Pshikhachev.
Anas Pshihachev was a religious figure who was held in high respect by the believers. By his activity he contributed to strengthening civil harmony and religious tolerance. The tragical death of such an authoritative religious leader is undoubtedly ...
Abkhazia's Foreign Minister is on a working visit to Switzerland
News - General
Wednesday, 15 December 2010 23:35
At the present time, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Abkhazia, Maxim Gvindzhia, is on a working visit to Switzerland. Today in Berne he paid a visit to the Federal Assembly (Parliament), where he met deputies Oskar Freysinger, Christophe Mörgeli, Felix Müri and Evet Estermann.
"We discussed the prospects of possible co-operation between Switzerland and Abkhazia. The deputies gave a warm welcome to the initiative to develop relations between the countries, in particular to questions relating to the preservation of political and economic identity "- the Minister of Foreign Affairs told ApsnyPress by telephone from Berne.
SERGEY BAGAPSH RECEIVED EU SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR SOUTH CAUCASUS PETER SEMNEBI
14/12/2010 18:00 ABKHAZIA, SUKHUM
Today the President of Abkhazia Sergey Bagapsh has received the EU Special Representative for South Caucasus Peter Semnebi. A frank exchange of view took place on the situation in the process of negotiations, first of all, in the format of Geneva discussions. The President of Abkhazia said the atmosphere around the Georgian-Abkhaz settlement in the light of reaction of the European political circles and the US Senate to the Georgia’s President Saakashvili’s declarations, forces Abkhazia to essentially modify its position.
This applies to possible cooperation of the Abkhaz party with the European structures not only in the political, but also in ...
A letter of the President of the Republic of Abkhazia Sergey Bagapsh to the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.
To His Excellency Secretary General of the United Nations Organization Mister Ban Ki-moon
We highly assess the United Nations Organization’s efforts in 1992-2008, aimed at settling the Georgian-Abkhaz conflict. The Georgian-Abkhaz negotiations was held under the aegis of the United Nations, and the United Nations participation was an important element in signing the base arrangements on the non-use of force between Georgia and Abkhazia, in particular, in the Moscow Agreement from May 14, 1994, and as well as the Gagra protocol from May 25, 1998.
However, aggressive actions and unilateral violation of peace agreements by Georgia, such as the intrusion of Georgian armed forces into the Kodori valley of Abkhazia in August, 2006, have caused ...
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