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Linas Linkevičius

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MFA’s statement concerning Syria’s decision to recognise Russian-occupied regions of Georgia as “independent states”

Created: 2018.05.30 / Updated: 2018.05.30 10:47

Lithuania firmly supports the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Georgia within the borders recognised by the international community and condemns Syria’s decision to recognise the Georgian regions of Abkhazia and Tskhinvali (South Ossetia) as “independent states”. This is a grave violation of Georgia’s sovereignty and territorial integrity and international law. We call upon the Government of Syria to carry out a policy underpinned by norms of international law rather than succumb to pressure from third countries and to repeal the decision without delay.

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