Abkhazia: Call For Peaceful Settlement of Territorial Conflicts
In a declaration signed by four unrecognized republics, Abkhazia’s Foreign Minister has called for a peaceful and fair settlement to their territorial conflict with
Below are extracts from an article published by Yerkir:
Foreign Ministries of four unrecognized republics - Transdnistria, Abkhazia, South Ossetia and Nagorno Karabakh signed Saturday [16 June 2007] the “Declaration on principles of peaceful and fair settlement of conflicts on the territory of Moldova, Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan.”
“Conflicts should be settled by peaceful political means, basing on respect to all sides in the conflict and unconditional recognition of the right of nations to self-determination. Any pressure, including military, information, economic, diplomatic and other measures, must be excluded,” the declaration reads.
The authors of the Declaration called to respect the will of peoples of Abkhazia, Nagorno Karabakh, Transdnistria and
While the Kosovo problem is discussed the unrecognized states will issue another joint statement to be sent to the UN Security Council. Kosovo’s inevitable independence will be a precedent for unrecognized post-soviet republics,” said Transdnistrian Foreign Minister Valery Litskay after signing the declaration […].