The European Union supports the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Georgia, as recognised by international law. With regard to the so-called presidential elections that took place in the Georgian breakaway region of Abkhazia on 22 March 2020, we recall that the European Union does not recognise the constitutional and legal framework in which they took place.
The EU will continue to pursue its policy of non-recognition and engagement. The EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus and the crisis in Georgia remains fully mobilised in this regard.
- Publication date
- 23 March 2020
- Directorate-General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations