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EUMM facilitates swift release of underage detainee


The European Union Monitoring Mission to Georgia (EUMM) confirms the release of 17-year old Joni  Gogichaishvili, detained near Gduleti in the afternoon Friday 16 September 2016 after allegedly having crossed the Administrative Boundary Line (ABL) to South Ossetia.

Joni Gogichaishvili’s release today was facilitated by the EUMM through exchange of information and dialogue between security actors on both sides of the ABL. The EUMM welcomes the swift release.

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