Georgia informs int’l organizations about Russia’s military exercises
Georgia, Tbilisi, April 3 / Trend, N.Kirtskhalia /
The Georgian Parliament and Foreign Ministry have informed the international community and diplomatic corps about the large-scale military exercises "Caucasus 2012" planned by Russia in the breakaway Georgian territories.
The West must be informed on the preparations of Russia, Georgian Parliamentary Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Akaki Minashvili told reporters on Tuesday. He stressed that these exercises are scheduled for about a month before the scheduled parliamentary
elections in Georgia.
Military actions were launched in the Georgian territory, South Ossetia on Aug.8 in 2008. Later the Russian troops occupied the Tskhinvali city and drove the Georgian military back. Russia recognized the independence of Abkhazia and South Ossetia in late August. In response, Tbilisi broke off diplomatic relations with Moscow and announced two unrecognized republics as the occupied territories.