Sukhumi and Tskhinvali accuse participants of Geneva negotiations of ‘misunderstanding’

All Abkhaz and South Ossetian attempts to be understood in their
position on the most topical issues concerning the vital interests of
their peoples faced obstacles from Georgia and the US participants in
the Geneva discussions, as well as from the moderators (the UN, the
OSCE and the EU), a joint declaration by Sukhumi and Tskhinvali says,
News Georgia reports.

On 8th June 2010, the 11th meeting within the framework of
international discussions on security and stability was held in
Geneva. Georgia and the US attempted to block the non-use of force
document by bringing in other issues.

South Ossetia drew particular attention to the illegal detention of
its citizens in Georgian prisons and the search for lost young people
after their detention by the Georgian police.

The second working group on humanitarian issues and passenger
transport continued to work on the project aimed at determining future

Tskhinvali and Sukhumi said that the work was not constructive and
that Abkhaz and South Ossetian opinions were not taken into account.
They also said that no attention was paid to provocative and offensive
declarations by Georgia. They said that work is only possible when
there is no prejudice on the part of the moderators.