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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Georgia Warned of Conflict

The Foreign Ministry warned Georgia on Thursday that attempts to block ships from reaching its breakaway region of Abkhazia could end in military intervention.

Foreign Ministry spokesman Andrei Nesterenko did not make any specific threats in televised comments but said “attempts to install a sea blockade” on Abkhazia “could lead to a serious armed incident.”

(AP)