Russia Concerned with Armed Clash in Abkhazia

(Tbilisi, March 16, Civil Georgia) – Russia Foreign Affairs Ministry issued statement on March 15 expressing concern regarding the armed clash between Russian peacekeepers and unknown fighters in Georgian-Abkhazian conflict zone on March 14.

Russian side supposes that fighters were Georgian guerrillas. “Incident proves that some forces in Georgia aim to aggravate situation in the conflict zone.”

Russia calls Georgian government to eradicate activity of armed groups in the Georgian-Abkhazian conflict zone.