Tbilisi, September 26, 2011
The intergovernmental bipartisan commission of Georgia and Azerbaijan have been working on the delimitation of their borders for 17 years; nevertheless, the borders between the two countries are still unclear. In the words of the Vice Chairman of the Georgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Nino Kalandadze, St. David of Garedja Monastery and the village of Erisimedi remain on disputed territories.
Now public officials from both countries have come up with a new idea. The Azerbaijani political scientist Parvin Darabadi proposed making the monastery complex an "ex-territory," which would mean that the complex would belong to both sides, reports, Gruzia On-line.
|Photo: Igor Kalyadin.|