Politics in the Caucasus: "Poison preferred drug"

Ignoring the partners of Russia in the Security Council the new realities in the Caucasus has forced Moscow to be a veto of UN draft resolution on the temporary extension of the mandate of the UN mission in Georgia and Abkhazia. Russia categorically not made a document point of recognition of territorial integrity of Georgia.
From zero hours on 16 June powers the UN peacekeeping operation in the Georgian-Abkhaz conflict zone, established by the Security Council in 1993, had expired, said the UN news center.
Permanent Representative of Russia to the UN Vitaly Churkin expressed regret over the position of some members of the Security Council on the UN mission in Abkhazia and Georgia.
"Our partners, however, the preferred poison of the drug. This can only regret" - Churkin said at a meeting of the Security Council, where the proposed number of Western countries, the draft resolution on the technical extension of UN observer mission in Georgia and Abkhazia. "This decision, however, should be taken without harmful impurities policy" - he added. Postpred Russia also recalled that "the Russian delegation expressed its readiness for the new Technical Extension mission, which once a month."
Meanwhile, according to Churkin, the UN Security Council had before it a draft resolution to furnish a new security regime by a number of politically incorrect and old, contrary to the changed realities in the region of the terms.

16 June 2009 | georgia, resolution, russia, un, veto

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