It became known that the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Georgia condemns the visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin to Abkhazia. This was announced by the foreign Ministry on Tuesday, 8 August.
The statement said that Putin has arrived on «the occupied Abkhazian region» in the day «large-scale military intervention in Georgia in 2008». According to Georgian diplomats, this move suggests that Moscow continues to pursue a policy against Tbilisi.
Also, the Ministry noted that the visit a «cynical step».
Recall that Putin arrived in Abkhazia on the anniversary of the «five day war» in 2008. The Russian leader said that Moscow guarantees the independence and security of Abkhazia and noted that the two countries have a special relationship.
It is known that Georgia in the night of 8 August 2008 fired from rocket launchers «Grad» of South Ossetia, after Georgian troops attacked the Republic and destroyed part of its capital Tskhinvali. Russian troops have protected South Ossetia and five days later, ousted the Georgian military from the region.