SUKHUM / AQW'A ― Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Irakli Tuzhba had a telephone conversation with the UN representative and co-chair of the International Geneva Discussions on Security and Stability in the Caucasus, Cihan Sultanoglu.
During the conversation, Irakli Tuzhba once again confirmed the readiness of the Abkhaz side to continue working within the existing format of negotiations. At the same time, he noted that the recent practice of canceling and postponing rounds of the Geneva Discussions causes serious damage to the work of this important international mechanism.
In turn, the UN representative Cihan Sultanoglu also emphasized the interest in continuing work within the Geneva Discussions and assured that the co-chairs will make all necessary efforts to resume the negotiation process.
The date of the new round will be announced after coordination with all negotiating parties.