Georgia, Tbilisi, 27 August/ Trend , corr N. Kirtskhalia/ The working group of the Georgian parliament has revealed 87 facts of ethnic cleansing in Tskhinvali, Giya Arsenashvili, chairman of the human rights committee of the Georgian parliament said.
On 27 August, Arsenishvili met with the first secretary of Germany's Embassy in Georgia Kristian Plates behind closed doors and informed about the facts of ethnic cleansing in Tskhinvali region and surrounding towns. Arsenashvili said to Plates that more observers should come to Georgia under the aegis of the OSCE for the impartial assessment of fulfillment of 'six item document of Sarkozy' on ceasefire.
According to Arsenishvili, there is ethnic cleansing against Georgian population for their ethnic origin which has been proved by these facts. All these materials will be introduced to both Germany and other EU states and it will be forwarded to the Prosecutor's Office and International Criminal Court.
"During the events in Tskhinvali region, the Russian invaders completely violated fourth Geneva Convention determining ways of treatment with the civilians during military operations. "What has happened in Georgia is inadmissible and EU and all our partners should be informed about it in detail," Arsenishvili said.
According to Plates, Georgia is interested in human rights situation. On 5 August Plates has been to Tskhinvali region and got familiar with the situation there.
At the night of 8 August, large-scale military operations were launched in the self-declared South Ossetia republic. The Georgian troops entered Tskhinvali. Later the Russian troops entered the city and drove the Georgian forces back to the Georgian territory.
On 12 August, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev announced that he has decided to end operations to compel Georgia to peace.
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