Georgia considers the resolution on Georgia a "step forward"
According to the Georgian Minister for internally displaced persons Koba Subeliani, resolution on Georgia, adopted on the eve by the European Parliament, is a certain "step forward" to return to Abkhazia and South Ossetia. As reported by the GHN", according to the minister, the whole world has recognized that Russia has "occupated" Georgia's territories.
"Over the past year I have not heard such harsh statements. This is another step for returning "occupied territories". The whole world has recognized that Russia has "occupied" part of our territory .... The change of this position depends on future events. The main thing is to have the starting point ...", Subeliani said.
Recall, the night before, the European Parliament adopted resolution on Georgia, which mentioned the term "occupation" several times, referring to the Republic of Abkhazia.
"It is important that the statutes claim that Georgia is a sovereign country which has the right to choose their future vector. The document three times referrs to the term "occupation", as well as ethnic cleansing, and accused Russia of human rights violations at the occupied territories", Georgian Deputy Foreign Minister Nino Kalandadze commented the adoption of the resolution.
He noted that 560 MEPs voted for the resolutions, 20 were against, 20 MEPs have refrained.