GUAM not Intended to Discuss Georgian-Abkhazian Conflict (video)
Azerbaijan, Baku, 30 May /corr. Trend S.Agayeva / The GUAM does not intend to consider Georgian-Abkhazian conflict.
The situation around Georgian-Abkhazian conflict should be considered by the higher forum - UN Security Council, the Secretary General of 'Organization for Democracy and Economic Development - GUAM', Valery Chechelashvili.
According to the Secretary General, up till now, Georgia has not appealed GUAM to consider the situation of the Georgian-Abkhazian conflict.
The UN General Assembly's adoption of the resolution on returning of refugees to Abkhazia testifies United Nations' attention towards the problem, the Secretary General said.
The UN Resolution highlights urgent necessity of devising schedule to ensure an immediate voluntary return of all refugees and internally displaced persons to Abkhazia (Georgia).
Russia protested against Georgian project, stating that it will bring only new tensions in Georgian-Abkhazian conflict. Russia's position was supported by Armenia, Belarus, Venezuela, India, Iran, China, Myanmar, Serbia, Syria and Sudan.
The situation around Abkhazia complicated after Russia highlighted its intention to provide assistance to the people of unrecognized republic.
Abkhazia and South Ossetia, former parts of Georgia SSR, declared their independence after demise of USSR. Unsuccessful talks are being held following the armed conflict that deprived Tbilisi of the control over these territories. They have been striving for recognition of their independence while Georgia considers them to be its constituent part and offers them a large autonomy.