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Russian MoD Denies Georgia's Claims of Firing Range Construction in Abkhazia

Sputnik News

17:57 10.01.2017

The Russian Defense Ministry denied Georgia's claims about alleged construction of a Russian firing range in Abkhazia.

ROSTOV-ON-DON (Sputnik) – The Russian Defense Ministry denied on Tuesday Georgia's claims about alleged construction of a Russian firing range in self-proclaimed republic of Abkhazia.

"We were surprised by remarks made by Advisor to the President of Georgia – Foreign Relations Secretary Tengiz Pkhaladze about the alleged construction of a Russian firing range in the village of Tsebelda in Abkhazia," the press service of the Southern military district said in a statement.

"No construction or any other work in the interest of Russia's 7th military base has been carried out or planned in the village of Tsebelda," the statement said.

Sputnik



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