Talk on History at Georgian Embassy in Berlin


On 21 June the German translation of a book on history, politics and culture in Abkhazia/Georgia was presented at the Georgian Embassy. In the controversial discussion, Programme Director Oliver Wolleh stressed the importance of critical self-reflection to a process of reconciliation between Georgians and Abkhaz. In regards to conflict causes and escalating factors he appealed not to focus on the Russian factor only but to also consider other reasons. For future Georgian-Abkhaz relations sincerity would be essential. Subsuming he expressed trust in the younger generations of Georgia, who are ready to include also other perspectives in their perception of history.