Today, Foreign Minister of the Republic of Abkhazia, Maxim Gvinjia, announced that the Pacific nation of Tuvalu recognized the Republic of Abkhazia. This is the 6th nation to announce diplomatic recognition of Abkhazia and the second from the Pacific region this year. The agreement was signed in Sukhum between Tuvalu's Prime Minister Vili Telavi and the Prime Minister of Abkhazia, Sergey Shamba, on September 18. Tuvalu also recognized South Ossetia this week.
Congratulations to Abkhazia!