The Head of the EU Monitoring Mission (EUMM), Ambassador Marek Szczygieł, was received by the President of Georgia, Salome Zourabichvili, on 16 July 2020.
President Zourabichvili expressed her appreciation for the valuable role the Mission plays in monitoring developments and facilitating dialogue.
President Zourabichvili highlighted the role of the EUMM as the only international monitoring presence on the ground, which provides a unique opportunity to present objective and factual information.
They discussed the difficult situation affecting the communities living along the Administrative Boundary Lines.
The head of mission informed the president about his priorities and current operational posture of the Mission. He recalled the importance of a swift resumption of the Ergneti Incident Prevention and Response Mechanism (IPRM) as the appropriate forum for regular dialogue and confidence building.
He appreciated the president’s support for the full implementation of the Mission’s mandate throughout the territory of Georgia.