Dzhioev on the IPRM format: we will continue to discuss the border security issues

Thu, 20/12/2018 - 13:42

Issues outside the format of the Incident Prevention and Response Mechanism (IPRM), submitted for discussion by the Georgian side, impede its functioning, said Presidential Envoy of South Ossetia for post-conflict settlement Murat Dzhioev.

“The IPRM is obliged to consider and prevent situations in the regions adjacent to the border of South Ossetia with Georgia. We made this clear in Geneva. Issues that relate to the work of the Mechanism under the mandate should be put on the agenda of the meeting in this format,” the Plenipotentiary said.

According to him, any other issues submitted to the IPRM meeting interfere with the process of functioning of the format.

“However, we believe that our participation in the Incident Prevention and Response Mechanism will continue. And we will bring up for discussion issues that concern us regarding the situation in the areas of the border between South Ossetia and Georgia,” said the Envoy.

The meeting within the framework of the IPRM was held the day before in the village of Ergneti after a three-month break. In September, the South Ossetian part left the meeting in protest due to the fact that Georgia had filed two citizens of South Ossetia on the international wanted list via Interpol.

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