UK Minister for European Neighbourhood and the Americas at the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office Wendy Morton has visited the occupation line in central Georgia, near the country’s Russian-occupied Tskhinvali region.
Morton tweeted that barbed wire fences are a ‘stark reminder of how Russia’s military presence in Georgia continues to harm civilians.’
The barbed wire keeping communities & families separated from each other at the Administrative Boundary Line is a stark reminder of how Russia’s military presence in Georgia continues to harm civilians. ???????? stands in unwavering support of ????????’s sovereignty & territorial integrity. pic.twitter.com/SM4839l2cG— Wendy Morton MP (@morton_wendy) February 16, 2021
The UK stands in unwavering support of Georgia’s sovereignty and territorial integrity,” Morton stated yesterday, at the occupation line.
Morton paid her first official visit to Georgia yesterday and met with the Georgia PM, president, foreign minister and parliament speaker.
The Georgian occupied territories, illegal detention and conviction of Georgian citizens by occupation forces, regional and cyber security issues were on top of the agenda at the meetings.
Today’s signing of the Cooperation Agreement between @MESCS_Georgia @geBritish & the National Teachers’ Professional Development Centre marks a really positive step forwards for ???????????????? education & cultural links. pic.twitter.com/aG9EU1VdZV— Wendy Morton MP (@morton_wendy) February 15, 2021
During the visit a cooperation agreement was signed between the Georgian Education Ministry and the British National Teachers’ Professional Development Centre.