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Abkhazia–Turkey relations

Turkish-Abkazian relations



Abkhazia–Turkey relations refers to the relations between

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[1] Several Turkish ships heading to Abkhazia have been seized by Georgian naval forces in

However since Turkey does not want to antagonize its neighbor and important trading partner Georgia of which Abkhazia is de jure part of, Turkey maintains a strict trade embargo on Abkhazia.[1]

In July, 2009, Abkhazian Foreign Minister Sergei Shamba said that the Abkhazian government has certain contacts with the government of Turkey; negotiations on resumption of air and sea communication are being held.[3]

[2] On 22 September 1996, Turkey announced that residents of Abkhazia would no longer be allowed to travel to Turkey on Soviet-era identification documents, and would instead have to obtain



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