(Tbilisi, April 5, Civil Georgia) – Georgian soldiers stopped two Russian military vehicles near Tbilisi [Georgian capital] and the Russian army servicemen were detained on April 4.
Georgian Defense Ministry says that the Group of Russian Troops in Trans-Caucasus [headquarters in Tbilisi] did not informed Georgian side about military convoy’s movement in advance as it is considered with the agreement.
The commander of the Group of Russian Troops in Trans-Caucasus Major-General Nikolay Zolotov told the Russian news agencies that the incident was a provocation.
He said that Group of Russian Troops in Trans-Caucasus has to inform Georgian Defense Ministry about movement of convoy in advance only if it consists of more than 20 vehicles.
It is unknown yet what was transported by the Russian military vehicles.
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