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 - Oct 2017

Date

October 31st

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



Dmitriy Medoev, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia, hosted a meeting with Alan Elbakiev, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Abkhazia in the Republic of South Ossetia, on October 20, 2017.


The Minister informed the Ambassador about the results of recent visits to Italy, San-Marino and Catalonia and told about meetings held at different levels, where friendly relations and joint stands of South Ossetia and Abkhazia had been emphasized.

October 30th

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



October 30, 2017 saw a press-conference of Dmitriy Medoev, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia, organized in the press center of the State Committee on Information and Press.


During the news conference the Minister spoke in detail about the results of visits to the Italian Republic and the Republic of San-Marino and informed about the visit to Barcelona, where a representation office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia in Catalonia had been opened.

Apart from that the Minister touched upon issues of the Foreign Ministry’s work and answered questions from journalists.

October 24th

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



October 23, 2017 saw the South Ossetian Foreign Minister Dmitriy Medoev arriving on a short-term visit to Catalonia.


Minister Medoev met with compatriots in Catalonia, who despite the distance stay in touch with their Motherland, are interested in the affairs happening there and strive for making contribution to spreading the truth in West about the events in South Ossetia.

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



A meeting of the South Ossetian Foreign Minister Dmitriy Medoev with Eliseo Bertolasi and Palmarino Zoccatelli, representatives of the North League party, took place in the National Assembly of Veneto on October 22, 2017.

October 22nd

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



On October 22, 2017, at the end of the visit to Italy, the South Ossetian Foreign Minister Dmitriy Medoev arrived in Venice, the capital of region Veneto, where the consultative referendum on the extension of the autonomy was being held.


Veneto is one of the most economically developed regions of Italy.

In framework of the visit a meeting of Minister Medoev with Dr. Luchano Sandona, member of the Regional Council of Veneto, responsible for the referendum from the Government, took place. Later the Minister observed the voting process.

October 21st

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



October 20, 2107 saw Dmitriy Medoev, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia, participating in the X Eurasian Economic Forum in Verona, Italy.


More than 1000 delegates from Russia, Italy, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, China, South Korea and European states took part in the event.

Businessmen, political and public figures, diplomats and experts addressed the Forum. Prime Minister of Italy from 1996–1998 and 2006–2008 Romano Prodi, CEO of Rosneft Igor Sechin, former Prime Minister of Italy Silvio Berlusconi, German Chancellor from 1998–2005 Gerhard Schroeder, President of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs Alexander Shokhin, Executive Vice Chairman and CEO of Pirelli & C. Marco Tronchetti Provera, President of Liguria Giovanni Toti, Mayor of Verona Federico Sboarina, State Secretary of the Union State of Russia and Belarus Grigory Rapota, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation in Italy and San Marino Sergey Razov, President of Eni Emma Marchegalia, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Italy and Malta Alexander Guryanov and others were among the delegates.

October 20th

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



In framework of the visit to Italy the South Ossetian Foreign Minister Dmitriy Medoev visited Florence on October 19, 2017, where attended Piazzale Bambine e Bambini di Beslan, a square named after the children of Beslan, killed and injured as a result of the terror attack in September 2004.


The meeting of Minister Medoev with Professor Franco Cardini, a famous historian, also took place.

October 19th

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



A press conference of the South Ossetian Foreign Minister Dmitriy Medoev for the Italian media was organized in Rome in the representative office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia in Italy on October 18, 2017.


A meeting with Giulietto Chiesa, a representative of the Parliament of the Republic of South Ossetia in the European Parliament, and a group of Italian friends of South Ossetia took place as well. A diplomatic passport of the Republic of South Ossetia was given to Mr. Chiesa during the meeting.

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



October 17, 2017 saw a meeting of Dmitriy Medoev, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia, with Alessandro Bevitori, Chairman of the Parliamentary Commission for Foreign Affairs, Emigration and Immigration, and a group of Parliamentarians, representatives of the left-wing Social Democrats, the majority party in the Great and General Council of the Republic of San Marino.


During the meeting a negotiation on the perspectives of establishment party-to-party and inter-parliamentary ties, as well as possibilities of the bilateral cooperation in economic and cultural spheres took place.

October 18th

South Ossetian Foreign Minister Dmitriy Medoev’s Interview to RIA Novosti

1498205050.jpg

The South Ossetian Foreign Minister stated about the necessity to extend international contacts 21:30 17.10.2017