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Progress of the Assembly’s monitoring procedure (January-December 2020)

Amendment No. 16 | Doc. 15211 | 24 January 2021

Signatories:
Mr Kakhaber KUTCHAVA, Georgia, SOC ; Mr Irakli CHIKOVANI, Georgia ; Ms Mariam KVRIVISHVILI, Georgia ; Mr Givi MIKANADZE, Georgia ; Ms Tamar TALIASHVILI, Georgia
Origin
2021 - First part-session
In the draft resolution, paragraph 9.11, replace the words: "South Ossetia and Abkhazia" with the following words:

"Abkhazia and Tskhinvali region/South Ossetia"

Explanatory note

The use of correct terminology is decisive to counter Russia's propagandistic narrative in violation of Georgia's sovereignty and territorial integrity. The practice of using the abovementioned term is widely established in the international community and is considered to be the standard in the language of reports/resolutions/decisions and any other documents of international organisations.

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