On 11 December Toivo Klaar, the Head of the EU Monitoring Mission, held an introductory meeting with Paata Zakareishvili, the State Minister for Reintegration. The meeting was held in a warm friendly atmosphere. The sides exchanged views on the current situation along the Administrative Boundary Lines (ABL).
The Minister underlined the importance of the Geneva International Discussions in the conflict resolution process and acknowledged the role of EUMM in improving stability on the ground.
Both sides praised the good level of the joint work in the framework of the Incident Prevention and Response Mechanism (IPRM) and agreed to enhance further cooperation in this direction. They also expressed hope with regard to the possible resumption of the IPRM meetings in the Gali theatre in the nearest future.