Georgian citizen illegally detained close to occupation line with Tskhinvali

The State Security Service denounced illegal detentions of Georgian citizens along the occupation line. Photo: Nino Alavidze/, 21 Nov 2020 - 18:24, Tbilisi,Georgia

A Georgian citizen has been illegally detained close to the Russia-occupied Georgian region of Tskhinvali. 

The State Security Service has announced that the individual was detained in the vicinity of the Zardiantkari village of Gori municipality yesterday.

Illegal detentions by the occupying forces affect the security environment on the ground and seriously deteriorate the everyday lives of the local population”, the State Security Service said

The European Union Monitoring Mission (EUMM) has been informed and its hotline has been activated. 

Co-chairs of Geneva International Discussions and other international partners of Georgia have also been notified.