Abkhazia: UN to chair talks next month on peace process
The UN Secretariat yesterday briefed the so-called Group of Friends of Secretary-General Kofi Annan on the recent contacts Mr. Annan's Special Representative, Heidi Tagliavini, had in Sokhumi and Tbilisi and discussed the next steps in support of the peace process, Fred Eckhard said.
"The participants expressed their hope for an early resumption of the dialogue between the two sides in order to prevent instability and to build mutual confidence," he added.
The two-day meeting of representatives of the Friends - comprising
France, Germany, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom and the United States
- will be held from 13 to 14 December in Geneva.
Source: UN News Centre