Georgia will use all available means to rise up to the new Russian challenge, says Foreign Ministry Spokesperson
23 September, 2019
Georgia will use all available means to rise up to the new Russian challenge, says Foreign Ministry Spokesperson
Georgia will use all available means to give a proper assessment and to stop Russia doing such things, Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Vladimir Konstantinid said
after the Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed the Russian government to allocate funds to modernize the army of occupied Abkhazia.

“Let’s support the Russian Government's proposal about signing agreement between the Russian Federation and the Republic of Abkhazia on allocation of funds for modernization of the armed forces of the Republic of Abkhazia,” the Russian President's decree
reads.

Vladimir Konstantinid commented on the President Vladimir Putin’s decision to allocate funds for modernization of the army of occupied Abkhazia.

"This is another illegal step by the Russian Federation to integrate the Georgian regions into the Russian political and military space, which is a continuation of Russia's annexation policy. This decision is based on the so-called agreement between the Russian Federation and the occupation regime. Agreement, which is itself an illegitimate document. The international community does not tolerate occupation of the territories of Georgia and condemns similar steps of the Russian Federation" - the Foreign Ministry Spokesman said.

He also noted that Georgia is using all possible means to give proper assessment to this fact and to stop such actions.

"Georgia will use all available means to inform its partners, it will actively use international tribunes and formats, including the current UN General Assembly debate format, where world leaders are gathered to give proper assessment and also to halt such actions by Russia” - Vladimir Konstantinid said.

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