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In Abkhazia prevented the export of firearms to Georgia

Abkhaz and Russian border guards prevented the export of firearms from the Republic of Georgia said Thursday the press service of the state security Service of Abkhazia.

"During realization of operational information by the state security Service of Abkhazia together with the Border Department of the FSB of Russia in Abkhazia prevented the attempt of illegal export of firearms from Abkhazia to Georgia", - stated in the message.

The investigative Department of security service opened a criminal case under article about illegal acquisition, storage, carrying of firearms and ammunition, as well as an attempt on his movement across the state border.

Detainee was placed to the detention facility of the state security Service of Abkhazia.

On may 26 the people of Abkhazia, in Georgia, could return to the Republic. Because of restrictions imposed due COVID-19, crossing the border was opened for several days. All citizens entering the territory of Abkhazia, before paragraph the temperature was measured and did the tests. June 1, the border is closed.