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Abkhazia: Nauru Stays Loyal In Face of U.S. Pressure

President Baron Waka of Nauru meets his de facto Abkhazian counterpart, Raul Khajimba, in Sukhumi on November 12. (photo: presidentofabkhazia.org)

The president of the South Pacific island nation of Nauru visited Abkhazia, apparently the first non-Russian head of state to visit the mostly unrecogized republic.

On November 12, the Abkhaz leadership rolled out the red carpet for Nauran President Baron Waka as both sides trumpeted the growing strength of their relations and expressed their desire for greater bilateral cooperation in the future.

The meeting represented the third Nauran delegation to Abkhazia in slightly over a year. Content-wise, however, it’s not clear what the purpose of the visit was, and fulsome declarations of friendship seemed to be the main item on the agenda.

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Abkhazia: Nauru Stays Loyal In Face of U.S. Pressure

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