Incidents along borders of conflict zone are key problem for EU monitors in Georgia
Georgia, Tbilisi, Feb. 18 / Trend , N.Kirtzkhalia/
Incidents along the administrative borders of the conflict zone are a key problem for the EU Monitoring Mission (EUMM), Mission Deputy Chief General Jil Janvier said.
A delegation led by NATO Secretary General's Special Envoy to the Caucasus and Central Asia Robert Simmons visited the EUMM Central Office.
"Unfortunately, there is no evidence detailing who is responsible for these incidents," Janvier said.
The EU mission has to rely on data provided by the Georgian local population, police and government. As a result, the EUMM has asked to for detailed data from both governments, the mission head said.
The general stressed the importance of fulfilling the mission's mandate to normalize the situation and build trust between the sides. Janvier noted the efforts taken to establish contacts with both parties.
The EUMM's measures to build trust include monitoring block stations and arranging police and special service units in Georgia. A memorandum of mutual understanding was signed with the Georgian Defense Ministry. This was an important step, Janvier said.
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