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EUMM hosts Archbishop of Canterbury on a patrol to Khurvaleti

The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Reverend and Right Honourable Justin Welby, visited today parts of the Administrative Boundary Line (ABL) with South Ossetia, in the Khurvaleti area, with the EU Monitoring Mission in Georgia (EUMM).

EUMM Head of Mission Dimitrios Karabalis welcomed the Archbishop and joined his delegation throughout the visit, offering his insights on the most recent developments on the ground. 

In the Khurvaleti area, EUMM Monitors briefed the Archbishop and his delegation on the security situation in the area. The discussions further moved on to the very concrete challenges that the local communities continue to face in their daily life, due to freedom of movement restrictions.

At the end of the visit, the Archbishop expressed his gratitude for the insightful visit and EUMM’s contribution to stability in Georgia and the wider region.

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