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March 14, 2022

NATO refuses to recognise elections in occupied Abkhazia

NATO does not recognise the legitimacy of the elections held on Saturday in the Russian-occupied Georgian region of Abkhazia, Javier Colomina, The NATO Secretary General Special Representative for the Caucasus and Central Asia, said on Monday.

“The Alliance continues to support Georgia’s sovereignty and territorial integrity within its internationally recognised borders,” Colomina tweeted in his response to the development.

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The Georgian Foreign Ministry called the elections a “futile attempt to legitimise the illegal occupation” of the country’s territories, calling on Russia to withdraw its 2008 recognition of the Abkhazia and Tskhinvali (South Ossetia) regions as independent states.

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March 14, 2022

Foreign Ministry of Azerbaijan doesn’t recognise so-called parliamentary elections in Abkhazia

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan said on Monday it does not recognise the so-called parliamentary elections held in Georgia’s Russian-occupied Abkhazia region on Saturday, or the results of the ballot.

In its official statement, the Ministry said it “reaffirms support for Georgia’s sovereignty and territorial integrity.”

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State News Agency of South Ossetia
March 14, 2022

Only with the completion of the special operation the residents of the DPR, LPR, and even Ukraine itself will be able to return to a peaceful – Bibilov

President of South Ossetia Anatoly Bibilov expressed condolences to the head of the Donetsk People’s Republic Denis Pushilin during a telephone conversation in connection with the Tochka-U strike in the center of Donetsk and the death of dozens of civilians in the capital of the DPR, the press service of the head of state reported.

“It is this kind of war crimes that continued for 8 years against the population of the DPR and LPR, against civilians, children, left the Russian Federation no choice but to launch a special operation to demilitarize and denazify Ukraine. It is obvious that only with the completion of the special operation, the residents of the DPR, LPR, and even Ukraine itself will be able to return to a peaceful and safe life,” Bibilov stressed.

The President expressed his full support and readiness to provide the necessary assistance to the fraternal peoples of Donbass.