NATO urged Russia to withdraw its troops from Abkhazia and South Ossetia
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg urged Russia to withdraw its recognition of Abkhazia and South Ossetia and withdraw its troops from the territory of Georgia. About this Stoltenberg said during a press conference in Brussels, reports channel “112 Ukraine”.
“NATO is firmly committed to the security and territorial integrity of Georgia. We are concerned due to the fact that Russia deepens relations with Georgian regions of Abkhazia and South Ossetia. We call on Russia to reverse its recognition of these regions and withdraw its forces from Georgian territory”, – said Stoltenberg.
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He also added that NATO will continue cooperation with Georgia and to provide practical tools to help the country move towards a future membership in NATO .
Recall that Moscow recognized Abkhazia as an independent state after the hostilities between Russia and Georgia in 2008.
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