Representative of the House of Lords of England supported the self-determination of South Ossetia and Abkhazia

Tue, 30/01/2018 - 13:19

Member of the upper House of the British Parliament Richard Balf, representing the Conservative Party, proposed to give an opportunity for self-determination of South Ossetia and Abkhazia during the debate on Russian-British relations, has reported Tass.
"Some people, whether we like it or not, do not consider themselves to be part of those countries to which they, might improperly, attributed during the Soviet era. If we believe in self-determination for Gibraltar and the Falkland Islands, then we need to come up for some opportunity for self-determination for some people in this diverse world, "- said the British lord.
Speaking about the reunification of the Crimea with Russia, Richard Balf also noted, "Russia is not going to leave the Crimea. The Ukrainian government provoked the Crimeans, at some point it tried to abolish the Russian language. Then they said that they would not prolong the lease of the base (the Black Sea Fleet), there were many provocations, "said Lord Balf, urging to hold the conference together with the Russians and discuss" the existing differences. "


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