Georgian Foreign Minister Discusses Possibility of Monitoring of Conflict Territories with CE Deputy Secretary General
Georgia, Tbilisi, 19 November / corr Trend N.Kirtzkhalia / Catherine Tkeshelashvili, Georgian foreign minister, discussed the situation in Georgia with Maud de Boer-Buquicchio, deputy secretary general of Council of Europe (CE). "A plan is developed, which will be possibly approved by CE and which envisages detailed monitoring of occupied territories," Georgian foreign minister said to briefing.
Tkeshelashvili expressed hope that Russia will change its policy and will act as a member of CE.
In addition, the situation of refugees was under discussions at the meeting. It is very important that refugees will return to their homes, Tkeshelashvili said.
"Refugees have a full right to return to their homes, no matter how the government tries to create good housing conditions for them," she said.
Maud de Boer-Buquicchio, in her turn, stated that post-war period and the role, which CE can play in rendering assistance to Georgia, was discussed at the meeting. "Attention should be mainly focused on refugees. They have the full right to return to their homes. First of all, it is necessary to provide them with housing, as well as corresponding infrastructure," she said. Maud de Boer-Buquicchio expressed hope that Georgia will cope with such intricate situation with assistance of international community.
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