Russian Navy in the coast of Abkhazia, missile boats sank grid square
Georgian armored maneuver forces in South Ossetia
China news agency, Moscow, August 10 (Reporter Tian Bing) – the evening of August 10, Russian Navy spokesman said the Russian Navy the same day in the Black Sea coast of Abkhazia hit Shen a Georgian missile boats.
Russian Navy Assistant Commander Col. Igor ? Degas Luo Haijun told Russian television interview that same day near the coast of Abkhazia, the Russian warships to patrol the area and found that four Georgia military craft violation of the declared safe area boundary, and in spite of a warning close to the Russian warships. “Russian warships first warning shot, then fired to stop. A boat was sunk, the other three turned around and heading for Georgia’s Poti harbor.”
The Navy spokesman stressed that the Russian Fleet Georgia is not a blockade, “action task is to protect the security of Russian citizens in the region to provide support to Russian peacekeepers.”
According to Russian media reports, the Russian Navy ordered on August 9, near the A Bu Hazi the Black Sea coast to patrol the waters, and the occurrence of armed conflict in the region of South Ossetia is very close.
day Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili said Russia has submitted a diplomatic note grid, declared a ceasefire and withdraw all areas of conflict in South Ossetia, and Russia prepared to negotiate a ceasefire.
Georgia, South Ossetia is an autonomous prefecture, bordering with the Russian republic of North Ossetia, but tensions between the central government with the grid befriend with Russia, the territory of the residents have Russian passports. Seven days later to 8 morning, troops entered South Ossetia grid control area, and shelling the capital Tskhinvali City area, causing more than a thousand local residents and Twelve Russian peacekeeping soldiers were killed and hundred and fifty soldiers were injured , in the North Caucasus, Russia is fielding troops into the area. South Ossetia conflict, the situation suddenly deteriorated areas. (End)