Abkhazia sends 1,000 troops to disputed gorge

Sergei Bagapsh, head of Georgia's separatist region of Abkhazia, said on Sunday "we are ready to enforce order and go further if there is resistance from the Georgian side."

Abkhazia sends 1,000 troops to disputed gorge
Sergei Bagapsh, head of Georgia's separatist region of Abkhazia, said on Sunday he had sent 1,000 troops to the disputed Kodori gorge and announced the mobilisation of reservists to reinforce its positions.

"We are ready to act independently," he told reporters. "We are ready to enforce order and go further if there is resistance from the Georgian side."

Reuters
Last Mod: 10 Ağustos 2008, 13:28
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