The Circassians of Syria asked for temporary sanctuary in Georgia
Circassians living in Syria appealed to the Government of Georgia with a request of a possible temporary sanctuary. As the "Georgia-News" reported referring to the Internet portal "Caucasus Online", they sent a letter with a request to their representative in Georgia Andro Gabisoniya.
The letter described the situation in recent years in Syria. According to the Circassians living there, these developments threaten to their safety. The Circassians said in the paper that friendly relations are uniting them with Georgia and that is why they are asking it for a temporary sanctuary.
Recall, May 20, 2011 Sakartvelo parliament passed a resolution recognizing the genocide of the Circassian people of tsarist Russia.