Representative of UN High Commissioner for Refugees arrives in Georgia
Georgia, Tbilisi, Jan. 14 / Trend N. Kirtskhalia /
Deputy Foreign Minister David Jalagania received a new representative of UN High Commissioner for Refugees in Georgia Simone Wolken. The meeting was introductory, the Foreign Ministry told Trend.
David Jalagania familiarized her with the situation in Georgia, including the occupied territories.
The parties agreed to cooperate on important issues for Georgia.
Military actions were launched in the unrecognized republic of South Ossetia in August 2008. Georgian troops entered Tskhinvali, the capital of South Ossetia and later Russian troops occupied the city and drove the Georgian military back to Georgia. Russia recognized the independence of Abkhazia and South Ossetia on Aug. 26 and established diplomatic relations with them on Sept. 9, 2008.