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Border points between Abkhazia and Georgia reopened. Satisfaction with EUMM Georgia

(B2) The situation is improving along Abkhazia. The leaders of this breakaway republic of Georgia, under Russian influence, announced on Wednesday (October 2) that the border between the region and the rest of the country, which had come into force, had been reopened

European observer on the bridge marking the administrative boundary (credit: EUMM Georgia / Erik Hoeg)

The end of a three-month blockage

« It is important that restrictions at controlled crossing points along the administrative demarcation boundary (Administrative Boundary Line) have finally been lifted » rejoiced the head of the European observation mission in Georgia (EUMM Georgia), the Dane Erik Hoeg, in a tweet posted on Thursday (October 3).

« For more than three months, Gali's men were prevented from crossing, restricting their rights and livelihoods. » Observers ofEUMM are on site “ to assess the impact of the standardization of the crossing regime and to collect precise figures on crossings ».


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).

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