SUKHUM / AQW'A ― The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Abkhazia has recently focused on the upcoming round of the Geneva Discussions concerning security and stability in the South Caucasus. These discussions have been a regular event since their inception in October 2008.
Deputy Foreign Minister of Abkhazia, Irakli Tuzhba, engaged in talks with the co-chair delegation of the international Geneva Discussions. This meeting, reported by the Ministry's Media Center, included Toivo Klaar, the EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus, Cihan Sultanoğlu of the UN, and OSCE Co-Chair Viorel Mosanu.
The key topic of discussion was the forthcoming round of the Geneva Discussions, scheduled for December 5-6, 2023, in Switzerland. The talks also encompassed vital issues regarding regional security and stability, including the reactivation of the Incident Prevention and Response Mechanism (IPRM).
Initiated on October 15, 2008, following an agreement between Dmitry Medvedev and Nicolas Sarkozy, the Geneva Discussions serve as a vital international forum. They facilitate direct dialogue among Abkhazia, South Ossetia, and Georgia, promoting peace and stability in the South Caucasus region.