All countries observe oil output cuts agreement — Russian energy ministerBusiness & Economy January 22, 16:59
Rogozin calls "dangerous incident" UK botched missile launchRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 22, 16:32
Medvedev calls United Russia ruling party, president's main resourceRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 22, 16:27
Mutko calls silly information Infantino asks him not to run for RFU headSport January 22, 16:24
Seven parties to participate in Syrian talksWorld January 22, 9:54
Russia’s Pavlyuchenkova reaches Australian Open quarterfinalsSport January 22, 7:19
IBU Executive Board finds no grouns to suspend Russia's biathlon teamSport January 21, 22:53
Russia terrified watching monuments destroyed in Palmyra — culture ministerRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 21, 17:08
Russian bombers deliver successfully strikes on terrorists' facilities in SyriaWorld January 21, 15:39
SUKHUM, September 01. /ITAR-TASS/. Abkhazian President-elect Raul Khadzhimba on Monday called on Georgia to sign an agreement on the non-use of force.
“Georgia should take measures to confirm the existence of the Abkhazian state. It should sign corresponding documents on the non-use of force,” Khadzhimba said.
The Geneva discussions on security and stability in Transcaucasia are the only platform for this issue. “The process should be continued, but it is insufficient. Any platform where we’ll be able to express our position openly and honestly is important for us,” he said.
Khadzhimba won the presidential elections in Abkhazia on August 24. His inauguration is slated for September 25.
The Geneva discussions are held within the Medvedev-Sarkozy plan signed on August 12, 2008 under the mediation of the UN, the European Union and the OSCE with the participation of Russia, the United States, Georgia, Abkhazia and South Ossetia. The priority is to sign agreements on the non-use of force between Georgia and Abkhazia, and Georgia and South Ossetia. Georgia refuses to assume unilateral obligations and sign the document with Abkhazia and South Ossetia because it does not recognize their independence.