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At Geneva Talks Russia presented a draft document on security in Caucasus2010-03-31 10:44
Yesterday, at the 10th round of Geneva Talks on security in Caucasus Russia proposed a draft of legally binding document on non-use of force for Georgia, Abkhazia and South Ossetia.gt-en-newsitem-inside
Grigoriy Karasin, the head of the Russian delegation, explained that one-sided addresses, declarations were offered, bearing in mind Georgia's refusal to sign bilateral documents - RIA Novosti.
Russia presented a draft text with main paragraphs of declaration of the kind, which "Georgia can sign at the level of the President or the Minister of Foreign Affairs and send to the UN Security Council chairman."
According to the Russia's proposal, Abkhazia and South Ossetia must do the same.
"That will be an additional guarantee the sides take some obligations," Karasin said.
Yet he mentioned the Georgia delegation felt alerted about the proposal.
Karasin added the draft would be discussed at the next session of Geneva Talks on June 8th.
The South Ossetian delegation believes Moscow's proposal will be a basis for the future obligation of the sides.
Boris Chochiyev, the South Ossetian leader's Plenipotentiary for Post-Conflict Settlement explained the UM variant of the non-use of force agreement left the South Ossetian side discontent as "doesn't consider the present-day realities."
"We reached agreement that Russia's draft will be the basis of the future agreement on non-use of force," Chochiyev said.