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Abkhaz military blocked the Kodori Gorge

August 11 2008

Abkhaz armed forces completely blocked the upper Kodori Gorge and Russian peacekeepers the Georgian-Abkhaz conflict, presented an ultimatum to Georgia, "Interfax".

"Georgian military forces completely blocked in the upper Kodori Gorge of Abkhazia", - said Minister of Defense of the unrecognized republic Merab Kishmaria. "Blocked all the roads and mountain trails, all the way to exit this area," - he stressed.

Russian peacekeepers in the Georgian-Abkhaz conflict, presented an ultimatum to the Georgian military on the addition of arms. This was reported by the commander of peacekeeping forces, and Maj. Gen. Sergei Chaban. "Today, departments and agencies of the Defense Ministry, Interior Ministry, police, border guards and other law enforcement agencies of Georgia was given an ultimatum, according to which, from 7 am until 10 o'clock in the security zone in a full demilitarization," - said Chaban.

According to him, "the ultimatum stresses that in case of failure to surrender its weapons military groups will apply all necessary enforcement action."

Abkhaz armed forces offer a humanitarian corridor for the complete withdrawal from the upper Kodori Gorge Georgian troops and civilians.

"If the Georgian military will not take advantage of this opportunity, we will begin an operation to destroy them" - said Minister of Defence of Abkhazia.

Abkhaz President Sergei Bagapsh has hinted that after what happened in South Ossetia, about any of his residence in the Republic of Georgia can not be and speeches, wrote Pravda.Ru .

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