Russia Sends Army Units to Abkhazia – Georgian Defense Ministry Reports

Additional units of the Russian army entered Abkhazian territory, Defense Ministry of Georgia stated today.

Ministry reports that the truck convoy, carrying Russian infantry has entered Abkhazia. It is believed that these are contingent of Russian army deployed in Novorosisk, Black Sea cost.

Defense Ministry considers the fact and frequent violations of the Georgian airspace by the Russian warplanes as an attempt to cause the panic among the Georgian population of Kodori gorge, the only territory in Abkhazia controlled by the Georgian government.

Georgian army units deployed in Kodori gorge are still on increased military readiness regime.


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