Biden: U.S. does not recognize the independence of South Ossetia and Abkhazia

United States did not recognize the independence of South Ossetia and Abkhazia, said U.S. Vice-President Joseph Biden.
“United States does not recognize Abkhazia and South Ossetia as independent states” - said Biden, speaking at the 45 rd Munich Conference on Security.
Gruziya 8 -12 August, conducted a military operation in South Ossetia. Then Georgian troops almost completely destroyed the capital city of Tskhinvali, and many localities. In response, Russia has been forced to respond by force of Georgia, and August 26, Moscow recognized the independence of South Ossetia and another Georgian former autonomy - Abkhazia. The second country after Russia to recognize independence of Abkhazia and South Ossetia, was Nicaragua.
Only end of January, PACE adopted a resolution that condemned Moscow’s recognition of independence of these republics. The Assembly reiterated its call for Russia to withdraw the decision on the recognition of the republics.

7 February 2009 | abkhazia, biden, independence, ossetia, south, usa

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