USA Calls For International Police Force Presence In Georgian-Abkhazian Conflict Zone
The U.S. Department of State calls for International Police Force presence in Georgian-Abkhazian conflict zone, reported PNA.
State Department spokesman Sean McCormack stated about that. According to him, Washington concerns over the resent series of explosion in the region.
"We urge the Georgian Government and Abkhaz de facto authorities to build on efforts of the UN Friends group and resume direct talks to elaborate their own peace plan to reduce military tension, provide for the return of refugees and internally displaced persons, foster economic cooperation, and pursue a political settlement of the Abkhazia conflict," McCormack pointed out.
The State Department spokesman has also spoke about visit of Condoleezza Rice, the U.S. Department of State, to Georgia.
According to him, Rice will encourage resolution of the Abkhaz and South Ossetian conflicts purely and solely within the confines of a peaceful resolution.
He said that Rice's visit also aims to encourage Georgia's continuing along the pathway of economic and political reform.
Abkhaz leader Sergey Bagapsh ruled out the possibility of replacing the current Russian-led peacekeeping operation with an international police force.