Another illegal kidnapping from a village near occupied Tskhinvali - 23-year-old Lasha Khetereli was illegally detained by the Russian occupation forces.
According to the State Security Service, the "hotline" has been activated. The information was provided to the co-chairs of the Geneva discussions.
"Representatives of the Russian occupation forces have illegally detained a Georgian citizen near occupied Tskhinvali.
The State Security Service has activated the "hotline". The information was immediately provided to the co-chairs of the Geneva discussions.
The central government of Georgia uses all the mechanisms at its disposal to release illegally detained citizens.
The occupation forces of the Russian Federation bears full responsibility for the destructive actions carried out in the occupied regions and along the occupation line. The harmful practice of illegal detentions is significantly worsening the security environment on the ground and threatening the stability of the region," the statement said.