Raul Khadzhimba sent a telegram to the President of Transdniestria Evgeniy Shevchuk on the anniversary of Bendera tragedy.
It is said in the telegram:
“19th of June is a mournful date in the history of Transdniestria. The events of June 1992 in the town of Bendera will stay in the memory of the people of Transdniestria as a bright example of courageous struggle for freedom and independence.
Abkhaz nation that survived war and lost thousands of best sons and daughters shares mourn of Transdniestrian brothers.
Transdniestrians, who courageously defended the town of Bendera and their country, confirmed their right to live in a free land, develop and independently determine their future”.