Gagauzia's Parliament recognizes Abkhazia and South Ossetia
The People's Assembly of Gagauzia has recognized independence of the Republic of Abkhazia and the Republic of South Ossetia at a session on September 19, 2008. The Gagauz Parliament also voiced its unconditional support for Russia's actions towards the republics, a source at the Assembly told a REGNUM correspondent.
Chair of the People's Assembly of the Gagauz Autonomy Anna Kharlamenko put for voting text of an address to the president and the parliament of Moldova calling to recognize the independence of the Republic of Abkhazia and the Republic of South Ossetia saying the People's Assembly of Gagauzia recognized the independence of the republics. The address was adopted by a majority of 18 from 34 MPs. The decision was based on bilateral treaties signed by the self-determined Gagauz Republic with Abkhazia and South Ossetia in 1992-93.
Members of the ruling in Moldova Communist Party boycotted the session.
[Source: Regnum, Moscow, 19Sep08]
The Question of South Ossetia
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