The so-called Enguri crossing point has opened in the direction of occupied Abkhazia today. The State Minister for Reconciliation and Civil Equality Tea Akhvlediani made the statement after the session of the government. According the State Minister, movement to the territory controlled by the central authorities of Georgia will initially touch the people of certain categories.
“The so-called Enguri crossing point in the direction of the occupied region of Abkhazia has opened today after almost a year of the restricted regime. Each step which is directed at alleviating the situation of our population must be welcomed. Georgian authorities use all the possible instruments and mechanisms and apply all the necessary efforts in order to ensure the fundamental rights of free movement for our citizens through the involvement and mediation of our international partners,” Akhvlediani said.
In her words, the circumstances caused by the coronavirus pandemic should be taken into account. A 5-day quarantine has been determined for the arrivals from the occupied territories. They will be able to leave the quarantine zone after a 5-day term in case of a negative PCR test.