SUKHUM -- The eighth round of the discussions on security and stability in Transcaucasia will be held today in Geneva. Delegations of the Republic of Abkhazia, Georgia, Russia, the USA, the Republic of South Ossetia take part in the consultations held under the aegis of the United Nations, the EU and OSCE.
The discussion will be carried on in two working groups - on the issues of security and on humanitarian subjects. A discussion of the unofficial document on the non-use of force presented in September in Geneva is expected to be continued. The arrangement that the co-chairmen would complete the document in order "to collect basic elements of the consent of all the parties" was reached then within the frameworks of the seventh round of the discussions.
These meetings have been held since October, 2008 on the basis of arrangements of the presidents of Russia and France, reached after the repulse of the Georgian aggression against South Ossetia in August, 2008.
The Russian delegation is headed by the Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin, the South Ossetian by the President of the Republic’s Plenipotentiary on postconflict settlement Boris Chochiev, the Abkhaz one by the President’s aide for international issues Vyacheslav Chirikba, the Georgian delegation by the Deputy Foreign Minister Georgy Bokeria.
- Statement of the delegations of Abkhazia and South Ossetia at theinternational Geneva discussions on security in Transcaucasia
- Comment of the information department of the MFA on the statement of the MFA of Georgia on the 13th Geneva Discussions.
- Statement on United Nations Resolution A64/L.62 from the Government of the Republic of Abkhazia
- Comment of the MFA of Abkhazia on the results of the 24th Round of International Geneva Discussions on Security and Stability in the South Caucasus
- The Abkhaz Side Proposes to Put the Issue of De-Isolation of Abkhazia on the Agenda of the Geneva Discussions
- Meeting with the Co-Chairs of the Geneva Discussions on Security and Stability in the South Caucasus Held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
- Talks took place on 24 January between the leadership of the Abkhaz Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the co-chairmen of the Geneva Discussions on Security and Stability in the South Caucasus
- A constructive dialogue took place between the co-chairs of the Geneva talks and the leadership of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Abkhazia
- A meeting between the Geneva Discussions co-chairs and Abkhazian representatives was held
- Geneva talks on Caucasus end in deadlock
- 12th round of Transcaucasia security negotiations begins in Geneva
- Abkhazia may accept the deployment of UN observers on its territory
- Abkhazia pulls out of Geneva talks
- Bagapsh, EU SR discuss Union’s policy to Abkhazia
- Abkhazia not satisfied with Geneva discussions results