The president of Abkhazia Alexander Ankvab held a meeting on the crime situation in the Gali district in connection with the activation of Georgian terrorist groups. The meeting was attended by Vice President Michael Logua, Security Council Secretary Stanislav Lakoba, Foreign Minister Viacheslav Chirikba, heads of power structures. The parties have heard the power structures information about the situation in the region.
According to the Apsnypress agency, Foreign Minister Viacheslav Chirikba noted that the issues of terrorism in the Gali district were the subject of a separate meeting within the Geneva talks.
"We have stated that Georgia has resumed terrorist activities in the Gali district, and noted that these actions will not go unanswered,” said the Minister.
On this issue, there was also an appeal of the Abkhaz delegation to the U.S. representatives.
"We have stated that the terrorist activities of Georgia’s special services can bring about a breakdown of the Geneva negotiations," said Viacheslav Chirikba.
Head of the State Security Service, Aslan Bzhania and head of Antiterrorist Center Raul Lolua noted that recently the number of violent crimes in the Gali region has increased. Also, cases of kidnapping became more frequent.
Alexander Ankvab drew attention to the need for coordination of activities among law enforcement structures in the Gali district.
"We have to make tough response to actions from the contiguous party state," said the President.
It is a reminder that the former ambassador to the self-proclaimed Republic of Ichkeria in Georgia Khizri Aldamov said that Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili and members of local special services "take steps to create a new composition of the "legitimate government of Ichkeria in exile". Aldamov also said that "many terrorist acts carried out in Russia and, in particular, in Chechnya, came from Georgia".