EU officials see threat of escalation near occupation line in Georgia

The Ossetian and Russian sides cancelled yesterday’s talks (the 95th session of Incidents Prevention and Response Mechanism (IPRM)  with the Georgian side in Russia-occupied Ergneti village as they left the session in protest. Photo: Nino Alavidze/, 30 Aug 2019 - 15:12, Tbilisi,Georgia

Politicians from the European Union have responded to the tense situation that arose yesterday in the village of Chorchana, near the Russia-occupied region of Tskhinvali, Georgia.

Member of the European Parliament and Polish politician Anna Fotyga said in her Twitter post yesterday that the threat of provocation and escalation is observed as Russian occupation and Ossetian forces have concentrated along the occupation line.