Abkhazian army units advance to arms limitation zone with Georgia

An unspecified number of Abkhazian army units advanced Friday to the border of the arms limitation zone with Georgia, in accordance with the decision by the republic’s Security Council, which met in emergency session at 02:00, Moscow time, in Sukhumi, spokesman for the Abkhazian president Kristian Bzhaniya told Itar-Tass.

Bzhaniya said high combat readiness has not yet been announced in Abkhazian armed forces.

The 12-kilometer arms limitation zone which borders on the security zone, is a zone of responsibility of Russian peacekeepers.

[Source: Itar Tass, Sukhumi, 08Aug08]

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