Activists of the movement and Ossetians residing in the region gathered at the monument of Erekle II in Telavi.
The aim of the aforementioned action is to release South Ossetia from separatist regime of Kokoity with help of peaceful means.
The movement unites activists from the whole territory of Georgia.
The offices of “Kokoity Fandarast” have been already opened in Tbilisi, Kutaisi, Rustavi and Tamarasheni.
GEL 210 000 Allocated From Government’s Reserve Fund To South Ossetian Provisional Administration
Zurab Noghaideli, Prime Minister of Georgia, signed the corresponding decree on August 22.
According to the decree, the funds will be used by the provisional administration of South Ossetia for organizing various sporting events.
Moscow Provided OSCE Special Representative With Its Versions Of August 06 Missile Incident
Tbilisi. August 24 (Prime-News) – Miomir Zuzul, Special Representative of the OSCE Chairman-in-Office, held meetings at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation in order to investigate properly the incident connected to the violation of Georgia state border, incursion into airspace and bombing of the territory of Georgia on August 06.
According to the information of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, they provided Miomir Zuzul with their own versions of the August 06 missile incident and conclusions made by Russian experts, which worked in Georgia to probe into the missile incident on August 16-17.
“The Russian side has confirmed that its interest in identifying the organizers of the August 06 provocation, intending to blow up the Russian-Georgian dialogue and at settling conflicts in Abkhazia and South Ossetia by use of force,” the Russian Foreign Ministry states.
Miomir Zuzul, the special representative of the OSCE, departed from Tbilisi to Moscow on August 22 in order to investigate the incident properly.
Miomir Zuzul told journalists that he would listen to the version of the Russian side regarding the August 06 missile incident as well and would present the acquired material to the Chairman of the OSCE.
“There are two versions: Russian and international and the OSCE will lately make conclusions,” admitted Zuzul.
Miomir Zuzul, the special representative of the OSCE, arrived in Georgia two days ago in order to investigate the missile incident. He visited the village Tsitelubani, where the aircraft, which flew from the Russian territory, violated Georgian airspace and dropped a Precision Missile. Mamuka Kurashvili, Commander of the Georgian Peacekeeping Forces located in the conflict zone, handed Miomir Zuzul all the information being in possession of the Georgian side.
Miomir Zuzul, the special representative of the OSCE Chairman-in-Office, Spanish Foreign Minister Miguel Angel Moratinos, is in Georgia to look into the circumstances of the August 06 missile incident.
Miomir Zuzul held meetings at the Ministry of Defense of Georgia, Ministry of Internal Affairs and State Ministry for Conflict Resolution. He also met Zurab Noghaideli, Prime Minister of Georgia, Gela Bezhuashvili, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, and Vyacheslav Kovalenko, Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Georgia.
According to the data of the Georgian side, the aircraft, which flew from the Russian territory, violated Georgian airspace and dropped a Precision Missile near the village of Tsitelubani. The group of experts from the USA, Sweden, Latvia, Great Britain, Poland and Lithuania share the position of the Georgian side. Their report was issued on August 21 and says that Russia has been involved in the August 6 missile incident.
Sergey Bagapsh Denies Information On Shooting Down Russian Aircraft In Lata Gorge
Sergey Bagapsh evaluated the aforementioned information as an attempt of a new provocation- informs News Agency “Interfax”.
“Georgia is busy with air espionage and itself accuses Russia,” he stated and added that the airspace of de facto republic of Abkhazia was violated from the Georgian side on August 22. The unidentified Georgian aircraft intruded into the unrecognized republic’s airspace over the Gali district.
Georgia Forces of the Ministry of Internal Affairs dislocated in Upper Kodori Gorge opened fire and shot down an aircraft that violated the airspace of Georgia on August 23.
The aircraft lost trajectory and crashed in the Lata Gorge, controlled by the separatists. According to the existing version, population noticed heavy smoke in the remote woods of Upper Abkhazia, giving birth to the supposition that exactly the above-mentioned aircraft was burning. Neither the Russian nor Abkhazian sides confirm the information.
Special Operations Detachment of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia departed for Kodori Gorge in order to inspect the place, where the aircraft was shot down.