The BC "Ostozhenka" will have legal proceedings with the section of Georgia's interests on February 1.
The main hearing of the suit "Business Center Ostozhenka" to recover arrears of rent and utility bills from the Georgian Interests Section at the Embassy of Switzerland in Russia, in the amount of 25 million rubles, are scheduled for February 1, 2012. As reported by "Georgia-News" with reference to RIA Novosti, such decision was made by the Arbitration Court of Moscow.
At the preliminary hearing today, the defendant's representatives, as well as a third party - the Embassy of the Swiss Confederation in Russia, were not present. To properly notify all parties, the trial was scheduled for February next year. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia is the third side in court hearings.
Recall, the Moscow Arbitration Court registered a claim of "Business Center Ostozhenka", in the building of which the consular department of the Georgian Interests Section at the Embassy of Switzerland in Russia is located, the eviction from the mansion owned by consular department. The claim was recieved on August 18.
The plaintiff demands to withdraw the building from unlawful possession and recover outstanding utility bills from the defendant's.
Currently, the entire second floor of the mansion on Ostozhenka is occupied by Georgian Interests Section in Russia. It was established at the Embassy of Switzerland on March 4, 2009, for the exercise of consular functions.
According to the plaintiff, there is no legal basis for such occupation of the building, since the defendant does not pay any rent or utility payments. In this regard, recently, there were recorded periodic power outages in the building.