Georgian FM calls on int'l community to fight for release of teenagers
Georgia, Tbilisi, Nov. 9 / Trend N. Kirtskhalia /
Georgia called on the international community to be more active in the release of four Georgian teenagers detained last week by South Ossetian separatists.
The Georgian side has no information about the teenagers' conditions, Georgian Deputy Foreign Minister Nino Kalandadze said at a briefing today.
"The EU monitoring mission spread a special statement in this regard," she said. "It is insufficient to make only statements. We call on international organizations again to pay more attention to this incident."
Kalandadze expressed satisfaction with the postponement of a trial against the teens scheduled for today. She stressed that we will have more time for the talks.
Schoolchildren situated in the Tirdznisi village of the Gori region Giorgi Romelashvili, Viktor Buchukuri, Aleko Sabadze and Levan Khmiadashvili were detained in Tskhinvali on Nov. 4
They are accused of violating the so-called South Ossetian border.
South Ossetian police said the teenagers had grenades and explosives.
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