The 48th meeting of the Incident Prevention and Response Mechanism (IPRM), chaired by the UN, with participation of the European Union Monitoring Mission (EUMM), was held in Gali on 26 July 2017.
The meeting was conducted in constructive and business-like atmosphere.
Well-known concerns were reiterated regarding the case of the 19 May 2016 fatal shooting in Khurcha. The doors for further dialogue were left open.
The participants exchanged information about one detention case. They also shared information regarding crossing documents for residents of the Gali District.
The Georgian participants presented information about rebranding of the Ministry of Internal Affairs’ Special Task Department, stationed along the Administrative Boundary Line (ABL) and informed about the upcoming "Noble Partner 2017" multinational exercise.
The next IPRM meeting will take place in Gali on 19 September 2017.