Gia Karkarashvili on war #abkhazia#georgia#caucasus "...In the first place, the Ossetian war [1991-92] in Tskhinvali had just ended. The Georgia National Guard suffered heavy losses. We were exhausted. That’s why I thought it was reckless to go into Abkhazia. But I was told that the 13th-14th August was a good time to launch a military operation because the Russian Parliament was in recess. Unfortunately, we entered Abkhazia in a very disorganized way. We didn’t even have a specific goal and we started looting villages along the way. As a result, in the space of a month we managed to make enemies of the entire local population, especially the Armenians." - Gia Karkarashvili [General - Army Commander of the State Council of Georgia] [Absence of Will Documentary Film: 11.52 sec.] http://abkhazworld.com/articles/analysis/406-absence-of-will-commentary.html)
Yasser Maan awarded the Medal of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of #Abkhazia "For Merit". By order of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Abkhazia, Vjacheslav Chirikba, the Commissioner of the Abkhazian Foreign Ministry for organising and coordinating the process of repatriating ethnic Abkhazians from the Syrian Arab Republic to their historical homeland, Yasser Maan, was awarded the Medal of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Abkhazia “For Merit” for his great contribution to the organisation of the process of repatriating compatriots from the Syrian Arab Republic.