SUKHUM, September 26 (Itar-Tass) — Abkhazia steadily advances towards international recognition, the republic’s president, Alexander Ankvab, told reporters on Monday.
“This process proceeds steadily and gradually,” he said. “We do not hasten anywhere.”
Ankvab underlined that Russia’s recognition of Abkhazia’s independence “is extremely important.”
“The consultations on Abkhazia’s recognition are underway. We are working on this process consciously and purposefully,” he said.