Russia on Abkhazian 'Presidential Elections'

Russia has evaluated the so-called presidential elections of Abkhazia, calling it a proof of Abkhazian Republic becoming a free, independent state which builds its economy and other fields upon the roots of democracy.

Maria Zakharova, the spokeswoman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, has made an announcement of the abovementioned essence at a briefing in Moscow. Zakharova also reported that on September 10, President of Russia, Vladimir Putin sent a congratulating telegram to Raul Khajimba.

Abkhazia, a territory of Georgia still occupied by Russia, held the "elections" on September 8. Raul Khajimba got 47.38% of votes and Kvicinia 46.19%.

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By Nini Dakhundaridze

13 September 2019 13:29