On 23, 24 and 25 August 2016, an incident took place along the Administrative Boundary Line (ABL) that illustrates the effectiveness of the “Hotline” – the 24/7 duty phone manned by EUMM monitors that allows for communications between EUMM and security “actors” on both sides of the ABL in order to solve disputes and situations that could potentially develop into conflict.
By Maia Butkhuzi, Field Office Gori
… Dawn, an interesting journey ahead. The mountain chain was ahead of us to conquer. Emboldened by the splendid views of the peaks and glaciers the team started to get ready. Full of emotions and all necessary equipment, the two Toyotas were about to leave.
On Tuesday 2nd August 2016, the 38th meeting of the Incident Prevention and Response Mechanism (IPRM) took place in Gali. The meeting was chaired by the United Nations; and Georgian, Abkhaz, Russian and EUMM representatives participated. Discussions took place in a constructive and professional atmosphere...
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