Russia Draws Georgia into War: Georgian Foreign Ministry
Georgia, Tbilisi, 20 June / corr. Trend N.Kitzkhalia / Russia tries to draw Georgia into armed conflict in Abkhazia, Grigol Vashadze, the Georgian Deputy Foreign Minister told journalists and said that military exercises of Russian peacemakers had begun in Abkhazia.
Vashadze said that these exercises were not coordinated with Georgia and held in the Kodor Gauge, the only Georgian enclave of Abkhazia, which is under control of Tbilisi.
" Russia undertakes every panic action, directed at strengthening tension in the conflict region," Vashadze said. He noted that all these actions were specified in a Russian President's decree on establishment of special relations with the Georgian separatists, dated 16 April.
"The most dangerous point of this decree carried out currently covers fulfillment of military components, delivery of armaments, strengthening of the military infrastructure," he said.
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