04 July 2022,   04:10
Human rights violations in the occupied regions of Georgia were discussed at the meeting of the OSCE Permanent Council

Georgian Ambassador to Austria and Vienna-based international organizations Ketevan Tsikhelashvili spoke of the security and human rights situation in Abkhazia and Tskhinvali region at the OSCE permanent council session.

In her address Georgian Ambassador denounced the meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and de-facto leader of occupied Abkhazia Aslan Bzhania in Sochi.

She also talked about the borderisation, illegal detention of Georgian citizens, their ethnic discrimination and violation of their rights, closure of the so-called crossing-points. Tsekhelashvili called for the immediate release of Zaza Gakheladze who was illegally detained by occupying forces in July.