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The six-point ceasefire agreement

Article published on the 2008-08-16 Latest update 2008-08-24 10:18 TU

The six points in the French-brokered Russia-Georgia cease-fire pact, detailed Wednesday by European Union foreign ministers:

* No recourse to the use of force.

A lasting cessation of hostilities.

* Unfettered access for humanitarian aid providers.

* Georgian forces must withdraw to their usual barracks.

* Russian forces must go back to positions they held prior to the outbreak of hostilities. Pending an international peace monitoring mechanism, Russian peacekeepers will take additional security measures.

* Launch of international discussions on security and stability arrangements for Abkhazia and South Ossetia.