​Lasha Darsalia has met foreign diplomats to discuss the processes in the vicinity of the village of Gugutiantkari

On 14 August 2019, Georgian Deputy Foreign Minister Lasha Darsalia met representatives of the diplomatic corps accredited in Georgia. The topic of discussions was the continuation of illegal process of erection of artificial barriers by the Russian occupation forces in the vicinity of the village of Gugutiantkari. 
Informing the foreign diplomats in detail on the processes taking place in the vicinity of the village of Gugutiantkari, the Deputy Minister said that such destructive steps are extremely aggravating the already dire humanitarian situation of the population living in the vicinity of the occupation line and further destabilizing the security environment. He highlighted that  by such illegal actions Russia fully disregards the fundamental norms of international law and grossly violates the EU-mediated 12 August 2008 Ceasefire Agreement.
The sides emphasized the importance of the international community’s consolidated efforts in terms of stopping the illegal processes taking place across the occupation line. The foreign diplomats, for their part, reaffirmed their support for Georgia’s sovereignty, territorial integrity and peace policy.