Office of the Spokesman
July 16, 2008
Question Taken At July 16, 2008 Daily Press Briefing
Friends of Georgia (Taken Question)
Question: When will Bill Burns meet again with the Friends of Georgia to resolve the Abkhazia issue?Released on July 16, 2008
Answer: Discussion is ongoing as to the date of the next meeting of the Friends of Georgia. The United States is firmly committed to the U.N. Friends Process to help reduce tensions and build confidence in the Abkhazia region of Georgia. It is imperative that the Georgians and the Abkhaz agree on a peace plan which is supported by the international community.