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    Georgia Transnational Issues - 2004
    https://immigration-usa.com/wfb2004/georgia/georgia_issues.html
    SOURCE: 2004 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Disputes - international:
      about a third of the boundary with Russia remains undelimited, and none of it demarcated, with several small, strategic segments remaining in dispute; OSCE observers monitor volatile areas such as the Pankisi Gorge in the Akhmeti region and the Argun Gorge in Abkhazia; Meshkheti Turks scattered throughout the former Soviet Union seek to return to Georgia; boundary with Armenia remains undemarcated; ethnic Armenian groups in Javakheti region of Georgia seek greater autonomy from the Georgian government; Azerbaijan protests Georgian construction at the Red Bridge crossing and several other small segments of boundary, which remain unresolved until delimitation

      Illicit drugs:
      limited cultivation of cannabis and opium poppy, mostly for domestic consumption; used as transshipment point for opiates via Central Asia to Western Europe and Russia


      NOTE: The information regarding Georgia on this page is re-published from the 2004 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Georgia Transnational Issues 2004 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Georgia Transnational Issues 2004 should be addressed to the CIA.

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