Any Settlement Plan should Envisage Repatriation of Refugees at First Stage: Georgian Speaker

Georgia Materials 18 July 2008 16:24 (UTC +04:00)

Georgia, Tbilisi, 18 July / corr. Trend N.Kirtzkhalia / Georgia will not accept any plan of the Georgian-Abkhazian conflict, which postpones the repatriation of refugees for an indefinite time. David Bakradze, the speaker of the Georgian Parliament, told journalists that he made this statement during a meeting with the German Foreign Minister.

According to Bakradze, any plan should envisage repatriation of refugees in the first stage of conflict settlement. Bakradze said that there were a lot of components in the German plan, which should be appraised.

He hopes that Moscow will constructively approach the beginning of the process on peaceable settlement and the German Foreign Minister will be able to convince Russia.