EU does not recognise so-called elections in South Ossetia

EU does not recognise so-called elections in South Ossetia

April 11, 2022

The European Union does not recognise the constitutional and legal framework in which the so-called presidential elections took place in the Georgian breakaway region of South Ossetia on Sunday, EU Ambassador Carl Hartzell said in remarks published on 10 April.

“We continue to support Georgia’s sovereignty and territorial integrity within its internationally recognised borders and to pursue our policy of non-recognition and engagement, including through the EU Special Representative and the EU Monitoring Mission,” Ambassador Hartzell said.

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