Abkhazia: Georgian Ex-President Points Fingers
On the 15th anniversary of the Georgian-Abkhaz war, Georgian ex-president Shevardnadze appears to blame the former Commander-in-Chief for provoking armed conflict.
Below is an article published by the Georgian Times:
At the 15th anniversary of start of the Georgian-Abkhaz war, Eduard Shevardnadze, former president of Georgia accuses Tengiz Kitovani, that time National Guard Commander-in-Chief, of provoking the armed conflict.
According to Eduard Shevardnadze, in 1992 Tengiz Kitovani denied his order, as one of the head of the Military Council and took his troops to Sokhumi and deployed them in the city.
Eduard Shevardnadze claims, that if Tengiz Kitovani had obeyed to his order, it would have been possible to prevent the armed conflict.