Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov and Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Europe Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni visited the village of Khurvaleti near the occupation line.
They assessed on the ground the humanitarian situation resulting from the installation of barbed wire fences by the Russian occupation troops. The Bulgarian Foreign Minister and the CoE Deputy Secretary General met representatives of the local population as well.
Daniel Mitov and Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni said that they keep a close watch over the developments in Georgia’s occupied territories, where, according to them, violations of human rights and property rights continue to be reported, and there is an urgent need to find peaceful ways to resolve the situation.
As part of their visit to Georgia, the Bulgarian Foreign Minister and the CoE Deputy Secretary General paid tribute to the memory of those who died for the unity of Georgia and laid a wreath at the Fallen Heroes Memorial.