Council of Europe member states condemn Syria’s recognition of Georgia's occupied regions
31 May, 2018
Council of Europe member states condemn Syria’s recognition of Georgia's occupied regions
Recognition of the so-called independence of Abkhazia and the Tskhinvali Region/South Ossetia by the Syrian regime was discussed at the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers at deputy level.
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European Council member states condemn Syria’s recognition of Georgia's occupied regions

According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Permanent Representative of Georgia to the Council of Europe made a statement on the recognition of the so-called independence of Abkhazia and the Tskhinvali Region/South Ossetia by the Syrian regime at the
1317th meeting of the Committee of Ministers at deputy level.

The Permanent Representation underscored the fact that the Syrian regime made an unlawful decision as a result of Russian manipulation, which is a gross violation of the fundamental norms of international law.

The Committee was also informed about the fact that Georgia started procedures to break up diplomatic relations with the Syrian Arab Republic.
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Georgian side appealed to the Council of Europe member states to make assessment of the illegal decision of the Assad regime

The Georgian side appealed to the Council of Europe member states to make assessment of the illegal decision of the Assad regime and take action in response to it.
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Majority of Council of Europe member states shared Georgia's position

According to the Foreign Ministry, the majority of Council of Europe member states shared Georgia's position and condemned the illegal decision of the Syrian regime.
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Member states of council of Europe supported Georgia's sovereignty and territorial integrity

They also supported Georgia's sovereignty and territorial integrity within internationally recognized borders.

As a reminder, on May 29, Syria recognized Georgia’s occupied regions Abkhazia and Tskhinvali (so-called South Ossetia) as independent states. In response, Georgia has launched procedures to cut diplomatic relations with the Syrian Arab Republic.
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Georgia has launched procedures to cut diplomatic relations with the Syrian Arab Republic

Abkhazia and Tskhinvali (so-called South Ossetia) are the territories occupied by Russia after the Russo-Georgian War in 2008. After the 2008 war and subsequent Russian military occupation of Abkhazia and Tskhinvali (South Ossetia), the Russian government, along with several others, considers the territories as sovereign independent states: “the Republic of Abkhazia” and “the Republic of South Ossetia”. Before Russian occupation, the unrecognized Republic of Abkhazia and the unrecognized Republic of South Ossetia did not completely control their respectively claimed territories.
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Enguri Bridge, the only place which connects Georgia and breakaway Abkhazia Region nowadays

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