Russian occupation forces illegally detain Georgian citizen in occupied territory, near village of Nikozi

Representatives of the Russian occupation forces illegally detained a Georgian citizen in the occupied territory, near the village of Nikozi, Gori municipality.

According to the State Security Service of Georgia, upon receiving information about the mentioned incident, the Service activated the hotline operated by the EU Monitoring Mission and immediately informed international partners and the co-chairs of the Geneva international discussions about the incident.

"All the available mechanisms have been activated to release the illegally detained Georgian citizen as soon as possible.

Responsibility for all destructive actions committed on the occupied territories of Georgia, as well as along the occupation line, rests with the occupying power," the State Security Service said.

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