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UN General Assembly passes Georgia IDP resolution

18 October 2013

  • The resolution is passed by a vote of 63 in favor to 16 against, with 84 abstentions.

The UN General Assembly passed on June 13 Georgia-sponsored resolution reiterating the right of return of all displaced persons and refugees to breakaway Abkhazia and South Ossetia by a vote of 63 in favor to 16 against, with 84 abstentions.

This is the sixth such non-binding resolution, which the UN General Assembly has been passing annually since 2008.

Last year the similar resolution was passed by a vote of 60 in favor to 15 against, with 82 abstentions.

UN General Assembly passes Georgia IDP resolution

Ketevan Ghioshvili

Ketevan Ghioshvili

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