Vice President Joe Biden condemned the ratification of the Russian-Abkhaz agreement on the creation of the United group of troops. This was reported on White house on the results of Biden's conversation with Prime Minister of Georgia Giorgi Kvirikashvili.
Biden reiterated U.S. support for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Georgia within its internationally recognized borders.
Vice-President of the United States Kvirikashvili congratulated with the victory of the party "Georgian dream" at parliamentary elections and urged him to use their results to continue in the country's democratic and economic reforms, which will contribute to further integration of Georgia into Euro-Atlantic institutions.
Wednesday, 2 November, the state Duma ratified the agreement between Russia and Abkhazia on a United group of troops. The agreement was signed in Moscow on 21 November 2015.
The composition of the group included a joint Russian military base on Abkhaz territory, as well as two mechanized battalions, one artillery and aviation groups and special forces.
In the event of a threat of aggression and wartime, the group goes to the subordination of the commander of assigned to the Ministry of defence. The decision to deploy troops was adopted by the military departments of the two countries.
In January 2015, the state Duma ratified the Treaty with Abkhazia on Alliance and strategic partnership. It provides for joint action for the protection of the Georgian-Abkhaz border and Maritime areas subject to the sovereignty of Abkhazia.
The leader of the Democrats in the US Senate Chuck Schumer said his party must cease to lay the blame on Russia for the defeat of their candidate Hillary Clinton in the presidential elections. "When you lose someone, who has a 40% popularity, you don't blame someone else (...), you blame yourself," he said.
From the Gaza strip into Israel a rocket was fired. Information about this appeared in Twitter, the IDF. According to the report, the rocket exploded in the air, as a result of incident nobody has suffered. Rocket alarm in connection with the incident in the country was announced.
In the German foreign office see the threat of deterioration of relations with Russia because of the turbines, manufactured by Siemens, which, according to Germany, was staged in Crimea in violation of the sanctions, said the press-Secretary of Department. According to him, the government were repeatedly warned about the threat of violation of the sanctions regime.
One of the pioneers of cooperative during Perestroika in the USSR in the late 1980-ies, businessman Artem Tarasov died at the age of 67 years. On Sunday, July 23, reported the press service of the party "Yabloko", from which Tarasov was nominated for the election in 2016.
Serbian filmmaker and musician Emir Kusturica arrived in the Crimea with his punk band The No Smoking Orchestra.On the evening of 23 July, the team Kusturica will give a concert in the Yalta concert hall "Jubilee." "I know that in Yalta is a very good texture and very good girls," said the Director on arrival in the Crimea.
A student of the Central music school at the Moscow Conservatory, who asked Vladimir Putin will be free to study at the second specialty. The girl had complained that pays the full cost of the training in the second specialty, although almost all of the items coincide with those that it is first.