Dmitry Medvedev. Photo: Dni.Ru / Dmitry Kopylov
All of the six principles for resolving the conflict in Georgia, which have been developed by the Presidents of Russia and France on August 12 and signed by the European Union countries should be included in the final resolution of the UN Security Council on South Ossetia. This was stated by Russian President Dmitry Medvedev during a telephone conversation with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, which was held at the initiative of the latter.
Recall that the UN Security Council on Tuesday introduced a draft resolution, which requires immediate execution "six-point" agreement, however, according to Russia's permanent representative to the UN, Vitaly Churkin, made by project distorts the language and logic of the adopted plan. "Moscow's plan to break out of the individual elements and interpret them for the sake of political propaganda - a counterproductive way," - said Churkin said that Moscow would block its adoption.
"Medvedev agreed with the UN Secretary General on the need for a UN Security Council resolution on the situation in South Ossetia, stressing that the main task of the Security Council at this stage is to support the peace plan of the six principles of the settlement on August 12 in the form in which it was drawn up jointly by the presidents of Russia and France ", - the press-service.
In addition, the President thanked Ban for information about the availability of the specialized agencies of the UN system to provide humanitarian assistance to the people of South Ossetia, "where, after the criminal actions of the Georgian leadership of a humanitarian catastrophe," the report said. The president promised to provide these institutions with all necessary assistance, reports RIA "Novosti».
As for the actions of Russia in the Georgian-South Ossetian conflict, the part of its peacekeepers in the temporary security zone of the Russian Federation will take August 22, Dmitry Medvedev said in a telephone conversation since French President Nicolas Sarkozy. "The rest of contingents assigned to the strengthening of the peacekeepers will be withdrawn to the territory of South Ossetia and Russia", - the press service quoted the words of the Russian president's Kremlin.
Recall that the Western countries accuse Russia in that it allegedly failed to fulfill its promise to withdraw troops from the conflict zone. In particular, such a statement was made on the eve of US Secretary of State and the British Foreign Secretary David Miliband. According to Rice, who once again, turning a blind eye to the actions of Georgia blames Moscow, Russia "clearly violates" the ceasefire agreement signed by the Russian and Georgian sides.
It should be noted that on the eve of Deputy Chief of Staff Colonel General Anatoly Nogovitsyn noted that the pace of withdrawal of Russian troops will depend on the situation, which complicates the absence of any control on the part of Georgia for its armed forces. "Complicating the situation and lack of legitimacy of local authorities, who were paralyzed during an armed conflict", - said the general.