Dimitri Mandjavidze Appointed Co-chairman Of JCC From Georgian Side

Tbilisi. August 07 (Prime-News) – Dimitri Mandjavidze, Deputy State Minister of Georgia on conflict resolution, was appointed the co-chairman of the Joint Control Commission (JCC) on resolution of the Georgian-Ossetian conflict from Georgian side.

According to information of the Office of the State Minister of Georgia on conflict resolution David Bakradze informed all co-chairman of the JCC about the corresponding decision.

Session of the Joint Control Commission (JCC) on resolution of the Georgian-Ossetian conflict is held since 1990. The commission is comprised of the representatives of Russian, Georgian, North Ossetian and South Ossetian sides.

Meeting Of Fathers Of South And North Of Ossetia With Panteleymon Giorgadze To Be Held In Tskhinvali

Tbilisi. August 08 (Prime-News) – Meeting of fathers of South and North of Ossetia with Panteleymon Giorgadze, leader of People’s-Patriotic union of Georgia, father of Igor Giorgadze, ex-Security chief of Georgia, will be held in Tskhinvali on Wednesday.

Press and Information committee of de facto government of the unrecognized republic South Ossetia informed about that.

Participants of the meeting intend to discuss situation in South Ossetia and ways of peaceful resolution of the Georgian-South Ossetian conflict.

Panteleymon Giorgadze was the first commandant of the joint peacekeeping troops from the Georgian side, which have been introduced in the zone of the Georgian-South Ossetian conflict in 1992.

Bezhuashvili Provided German Colleague With Information Regarding Violation Of Georgian-Russian Border

Tbilisi. August 08 (Prime-News) – Gela Bezhuashvili, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia held a telephone conversation with Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Germany, on Wednesday.

Prime-News was told at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia that Foreign Minister of Germany was provided with the information regarding the violation of the Georgian-Russian state border, intrusion into Georgian airspace and the bombing of the territory of Georgia by military aircrafts of the Russian Federation that took place on 6 August 2007.

The necessity of adequate reaction from the whole international, and particularly European community on this internationally prohibited Act of Aggression was emphasized.

Gela Bezhuashvili also asked for the support of Germany in evaluating the evidences of the 6 August attack on Georgia by the European experts.

Steinmeier invited the Georgian Foreign Minister for an official visit to Germany during the first week of September 2007.

Tbilisi Calls On Russia To Stop Misinformation Campaign

Tbilisi. August 10 (Prime-News) – Office of the state Minister of Georgia on conflict resolution, calls on the Russian side to stop misinformation campaign regarding the August 06 missile incident.

According to the statement, widespread by the Georgian side, result of the investigation, carried out by the monitoring team of Joint Peacekeeping Forces (JPKF) and OSCE observers on August 07, identified that the aircraft flew from north-east to south-west.

According to the State Minister on conflict resolution the Russian command of the JPKF has unilaterally decided to carry out an additional monitoring on August 08 in order to revise and question findings of the August 7 monitoring.

The statement reads that the Russian peacekeepers interviewed several elderly women in the village Armazi, which is beyond the zone of responsibility of the JPKF, who claimed they had seen aircraft flying from the east and not from the north-east as claimed by most of the eyewitnesses interviewed by joint monitoring team on August 07. “Going beyond this zone is a violation of the mandate,” the Georgian State Ministry said.

As a result, the Georgian side has refused to sign the report prepared based on monitoring of August 08.

Of the state Minister of Georgia on conflict resolution protests against violation of the mandate by the JPKF Russian command and also call on the Russian side to give up attempts to disseminate disinformation and to stop politically motivated actions.