Duesseldorf – The Abkhazian Diaspora in Europe established in the German city of Duesseldorf the Abkhazian Center for Information and Culture in an attempt to convey information about Abkhazia to the West.
The establishment of the Center came after Chairman Guram Gumba of the Commission on International Relations in Abkhazian Parliament held several talks with representatives of the Abkhazian-Abazin Diaspora that live in different European cities.
Gumba was asked by representatives of the Abkhazian Diaspora to reply questions both about the political, economic and cultural developments in Abkhazia and the course of peace negotiations between Georgia and Abkhazia.
Information about the living conditions of, works by and relations to the motherland of the Diaspora came at the meeting from Ozkan Tarba, Alaaddin Kupalba and Kirgiz Ajuanba, who are members of the Abkhazian Crisis Committee of Europe, a committee that has been active both since and during the 1992-1993 war between Abkhazia and Georgia.
Delighted with the improvement in relations with Abkhazia, the Abkhazian-Abazin representatives pledged organized work to get the voice of Abkhazia heard across Europe.
Khibla Amichba, Representative of Abkhazian Foreign Ministry in Germany, said that the diaspora representatives established the Abkhazian Center for Information and Culture to this end. Muharrem Tambiya was elected Chairman of the Center. (Agency Caucasus)