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European criticism of Lavrov's visit to Abkhazia and South Ossetia

(BRUSSELS2) The European Union criticized, on Thursday (28 April), the recent visit of Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to Abkhazia and South Ossetia, two “ Georgian regions ". Visit carried out on April 25 and 26, without prior permission from the Georgian authorities ". The EU does not consider “ this visit as compatible with territorial integrity » explains the spokesperson for the High Representative of the EU in a press release. which reiterates the European line: “ support for the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Georgia "," peaceful resolution of the conflict in full respect of the internationally recognized borders of Georgia ».

Nicolas Gros Verheyde

Chief editor of the B2 site. Graduated in European law from the University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne and listener to the 65th session of the IHEDN (Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Défense Nationale. Journalist since 1989, founded B2 - Bruxelles2 in 2008. EU/NATO correspondent in Brussels for Sud-Ouest (previously West-France and France-Soir).