Republic of South Ossetia is located оn the southern slopes of the Main Caucasus Range in the area of 3900 square meters. Тhe capital is the city of Tskhinval.
One-tenth of the surface occupied by the Republic of the foothills.
The rest of the territory - the mountainous terrain height from 850 to 3938 meters above sea level.
The highest point - Mount Halatsa (3938 m).

Archive - Nov 2015

Date

November 26th

Press release of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia



Znaur Gassiev, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of South Ossetia in the Russian Federation, delivered credentials to Vladimir Putin, the President of the Russian Federation, on November 26, 2015.


The official ceremony took place in the Alexander Hall in the Grand Kremlin Palace.


November 26, 2015, Tskhinval

November 24th

Press release of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia

Kazbulat Tskhovrebov, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia, met with Andrey Starkov, Head of Abkhazia and South Ossetia division of the Fourth CIS Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, on November, 24.


Aleksej Sanakoev, Head of Department of International Cooperation, Elbrus Kargiev, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation in RSO, and Vitalii Soshnin, Minister-Counsellor of Russian Embassy in Tskhinval, participated in the meeting.

November 23rd

Press release of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia



The first diplomatic passport of the Republic of South Ossetia was handed over to Leonid Tibilov, South Ossetia President, during a meeting with Kazbulat Tskhovrebov, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, on November, 23.

November 20th

Press release of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia



The first session of the Expert Council affiliated to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, organized under Minister Tskhovrebov’s Order dated August 1, 2015 took place on November 19, 2015.


Within the session “Current foreign policy of the Republic of South Ossetia” the participants spoke about the importance of foreign policy agenda for the Republics’ national interests. Members of the council were united in their certainty that free exchange of expert opinions on current issues of foreign policy is a necessity. Alongside with this the attendees welcomed the initiative of organizing the Expert Council affiliated to the Ministry as a forum where broad range of foreign policy topics and international agenda could be discussed and the mechanism of interaction between the MFA of the Republic and expert community would be developed.

November 19th

Comment of South Ossetia Foreign Ministry Press Service

The 2nd meeting of the EU-Georgia Association Council took place on November, 16. Once again members of the European Union “confirmed their solid support for territorial integrity of Georgia” and expressed concern of the Treaty on Alliance and Integration signed between the Republic of South Ossetia and the Russian Federation.

November 17th

Press release of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia



November, 17 saw a meeting of Murat Dzhioev, the Plenipotentiary of the President of the Republic of South Ossetia on post-conflict settlement, heading South Ossetian mission, with the Co-Chairs of the Geneva International Discussions representing the EU, the OSCE and the UN who had arrived to Tskhinval in anticipation of the coming round of the discussions.


The agenda of the 34th round of the discussions, planned for December 8-9, 2015 was talked over.

November 13th

Comment of Maria Dzhioeva, Press Representative of South Ossetia Foreign Ministry

The Catalan Parliament initiated process of separating the autonomous community from Spain when accepted a corresponding resolution on November, 9.


Despite the sharp reaction for the resolution expressed in Madrid and EU in general, we hope the parties would manage to exercise restraint and use peaceful political tools in order to solve contentious questions through passing an exam on commitment to democratic values that are widely advocated in Europe.

November 1st

Press release of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia



Alan Kochiev, the Acting Foreign Minister, and officers of South Ossetia Foreign Ministry laid flowers at the Embassy of the Russian Federation in the Republic of South Ossetia commemorating the passengers and the crew who became victims of the air disaster when Russian airliner went down in flames in Egypt.

November, 1, 2015, Tskhinval