Parliamentary Assembly session : 23 – 27 September 2002 

Christa Lörcher : Military intervention in the Pankisi Gorge unacceptable

[25 SEP 2002] Christa Lörcher, Parliamentary Assembly rapporteur on Georgia, totally rejects military action in the Pankisi Gorge, where tensions are escalating. Mrs Lörcher, an independent German MP and a member of the Socialist Group, calls on Russia and the government in Tbilissi to adopt non-military solutions.