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Israel has recognized Georgian "neutral passports"2012-08-24 12:38
Israel has recognized the "neutral travel documents" issued by the Georgian authorities to the residents of Abkhazia and South Ossetia. This was reported by the News-Georgia referring to the office of the Georgian State Minister for Reintegration.gt-en-newsitem-inside
As specified by the IA Regnum, the decision was announced to the Georgian side by a new Israeli ambassador Yuval Fuchs. On August 23, he met with the deputy head of the Georgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, handed his credentials and a note on the recognition of the so-called "neutral passports".
Previously, the Georgian authorities stated that the "neutral travel documents" were recognized by eight countries: Japan, the Czech Republic, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovakia, the United States, as well as Bulgaria and Poland.
Recall, Georgia adopted the law on the "neutral documents" for the residents of Abkhazia and South Ossetia in 2011.
According to the official statement, the Georgian authorities intend to issue these "neutral documents" to the people of Abkhazia and South Ossetia "until the restoration of Georgia's jurisdiction" over these regions.