GENEVA, April 17 (RIA Novosti) - A new round of
international talks in Geneva on security in the Caucasus will
resume on May 18-19, the EU, UN and OSCE co-chairs said in a
statement on Friday.
The meetings will be held in the headquarters of the
International Labor Organization, instead of the Palace of
Nations, where previous rounds were held. The co-chairs are
expected to give a joint news conference after the talks.
The second round of international talks on security in the
Caucasus following the August conflict was held in Geneva on
An earlier round of negotiations that began on October 15
was suspended after Georgia refused to attend meetings
involving Abkhazia and South Ossetia, both of which were
recognized by Russia as independent states after a brief war
with Georgia, which attacked South Ossetia on August 8.