According to the opposition, the agreement contains more disadvantages than advantages. The most painful accepted wording that official Russia Sukhumi delegates functions to protect its external borders. Series Experts believe that this actually leads to dismantle the current system of State Security Service of Abkhazia border patrol. The street will be dozens of fighters, all the postwar years, provided protection Georgian-Abkhazian border. People wonder about the future of the Abkhaz border, was in fact irrelevant, although it is an agreement on joint protection of borders on the river Inguri.
Next lights up another important aspect. Abkhaz MPs to ratify an interstate agreement. In the People's Assembly in the president's majority, represented the faction of the party "United Abkhazia." However, as reported by sources from Turkey, where numerous Abkhazian diaspora of "Caucasus Forum", based in Istanbul, the president Bagapsh and Security Council Secretary Stanislav Lakoba entered a written protest against the agreement on border protection. "We are concerned that steps taken in the name of supporting relations with Russia at the proper level casts a shadow against the Abkhaz people for independence and dilute the essence of the concept of independence "- the authors of the letter. They believe that the also "harm the position of full independence" of Abkhazia and project entry in the Union State of Belarus and Russia: "What will be the importance of the independence of Abkhazia in the federal state, formed 140,000,000th Russia and Belarus 10,000,000th? "May 18 party, Mr. Boothby went to an open attack on the government.