The next meeting of the conflict prevention and response process, scheduled for November 20 in Ergneti, has been postponed - the information was confirmed by the State Security Service.
The reason for the refusal to hold the meeting, according to the position of the de facto government of Tskhinvali, is COVID pandemic.
A meeting of international format on Georgia's occupied territories in Geneva was also postponed. In this case, it was initiated by Moscow, for the same reason that the de facto government of Tskhinvali named, that is COVID pandemic.
It should be underlined that the international players that participate in and support the Geneva format explicitly stated that Russia used the factor and context of the pandemic to postpone the meeting in the Geneva format. This was stated by the US ambassador to the OSCE.