• İstanbul 17 °C
  • Ankara 16 °C

3 Georgians kidnapped in South Ossetia

3 Georgians kidnapped in South Ossetia
Georgian president confirms one of the abductees was killed

By Davit Kachkachishvili

TBILISI (AA) – Georgia’s Foreign Ministry said Friday that three Georgian citizens were kidnapped in the breakaway region of South Ossetia.

The ministry said in a statement on its website that separatists backed by Russia abducted the three Georgians on Feb. 22.

One of the abductees, Archil Tutunashvili, was killed, according to the ministry, while Levan Kutashvili and Ioseb Pavliashvili were taken into custody.

The ministry condemned the incident and expressed condolences to the family of Tutunashvili.

It also called on the international community to respond against Russia, which has stepped up “provocative and illegal activities” in the occupied areas of South Ossetia.

Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili also confirmed Tutunashvili’s death.

"Our friend…was killed in the occupied territories a few hours ago," Margvelashvili said at a meeting with visiting Danish Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen in Tbilisi.

He noted that Tutunashvili was a former soldier and served for peace and security.

source: News Feed
This news is a total 68 time has been read
UYARI: Küfür, hakaret, rencide edici cümleler veya imalar, inançlara saldırı içeren, imla kuralları ile yazılmamış,
Türkçe karakter kullanılmayan ve büyük harflerle yazılmış yorumlar onaylanmamaktadır.
This news yet comment has been added .
Other News
All Rights Reserved © May 2014 US Muslims | Unauthorized and the resources published.
Haber Scripti: CM Bilişim