SUKHUM, May 28. /ITAR-TASS/. Russia’s presidential aide Vladislav Surkov and Deputy Secretary of Russia’s Security Council Rashid Nurgaliyev are expected to arrive in Abkhazia in the afternoon, according to Abkhazia’s Security Council secretary Nugzar Ashuba.
Russia and the republic of Abkhazia maintain permanent contacts at all levels, however, the issue of the recent opposition protests against the republic’s authorities has not been discussed as of yet, Yury Ushakov, a Russian presidential aide, stated on Wednesday.
The Abkhazian parliament, which has gathered for an extraordinary session, “is drafting an address to the nation”, Ashuba told ITAR-TASS on Wednesday.