Kosovo Cannot be Precedent for Abkhazia: Georgian State Official

Georgia Materials 10 December 2007 20:40 (UTC +04:00)

Georgia, Tbilisi / corr Trend N.Kirtzkhaliya / Attempts for applying precedent of Kosovo in Abkhazia is inadmissible, Alexander Lomaya, the Secretary of the Georgian National Security Council, said.

"Should independence of Kosovo be recognized, this precedent cannot be applied to Georgia," Lomaya said.

In the near future the international experts expect the UN to recognize the independence of Kosovo. Russian politicians said that in this case this precedent will be applied with respect to Abkhazia and South Osetia.