29 May 2024,   10:27
Russian occupation forces illegally detained 3 Georgian citizens

Representatives of the Russian occupation forces illegally arrested three citizens of Georgia in the occupied territory, near the occupied villages of Zemo Artsevi and Otrevi.

“Upon receiving information about the mentioned incident, the State Security Service activated the “hot line” operated by the European Union Monitoring Mission.

Information about another fact of illegal detention was immediately reported to the Co-chairs of the Geneva International Discussions and international partners.

All existing mechanisms for the release of illegally detained Georgian citizens have been activated.

Responsibility for all destructive actions committed on the occupied territories of Georgia, as well as along the occupation line, rests with the occupying power”, - reads the statement of the State Security Service of Georgia.