Georgia sends protest note regarding Russian president’s visit to Abkhazia

Georgian Foreign Ministry has sent a protest note to the Kremlin after Russian President Vladimir Putin violated the state border of Georgia and visited Abkhazia, said Georgian Foreign Minister Maia Panjikidze, APA reports.

“Russian President’s visit to Pitsunda is the next provocation and we have already sent a protest note to Russia through Switzerland. Once again we condemn the violation of our territorial integrity and sovereignty."

Russian President Vladimir Putin met with the leader of the separatist regime Alexander Ankvab during his visit to unrecognized Republic of Abkhazia. Putin’s visit was dedicated to 5th anniversary of the recognition of Georgia’s occupied territories by Russia.