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Abkhazia Holds Second Round Of Elections


http://gdb.rferl.org/3A3ADBCF-6E22-433D-B949-D2A8221667D1_w203.gif --> http://gdb.rferl.org/3A3ADBCF-6E22-433D-B949-D2A8221667D1_mw800_mh600.gif (RFE/RL) March 18, 2007 -- Georgia's breakaway region of Abkhazia is holding a second round of parliamentary elections today to fill the 17 seats still vacant.


The first round of elections on March 4 elected 18 deputies.


Georgian authorities condemned the elections and the European Union and United States have said they support Georgia's territorial integrity and will not recognize the Abkhaz elections.


(Interfax, Reuters)

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