Defense Minister of Abkhazia was awarded a new title
Abkhaz Defense Minister Mirab Kishmariya was awarded the military rank of army general. According to news agency "Apsnipress", the decree was signed at the moment by the Acting President of the Republic of Abkhazia Nugzar Ashuba.
On the eve, the solemn ceremony of awarding the highest state award of Abkhazia - the order "Ahdz-Apsha" ("Honor and Glory") of the first degree was held at Abkhazia.
According to the country's leadership, Defense Minister of Abkhazia was awarded for significant contribution to the defense potential of the country.
Recall, in mid-July this year, Abkhaz Minister met with his Russian counterpart Anatoly Serdyukov. The heads of Defense Ministers of both countries had discussed issues of cooperation, as well as problems of the planned reform of the armed forces of Abkhazia, associated with interaction with the Russian side.