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 - Jul 2017

Date

July 29th

Responces of Dmitriy Medoev, South Ossetian Foreign Minister, to questions of South Ossetia Today International Information Agency



- Could you, please, be more precise about official and working visits of the President? What is their purpose, and what agreements have been concluded?


- The primary role in foreign policy implementation is played by the President. As earlier, further development and strengthening of the strategic partnership with the Russian Federation is the top priority of our foreign policy.

July 26th

President of the Republic of South Ossetia Anatoliy Bibilov met with Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Cyril



Anatoliy Bibilov, the President of the Republic of South Ossetia, met with Cyrill, the Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia.


In his welcoming speech the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church expressed confidence that the work of Anatoliy Bibilov at the high post would promote consolidation of the society and wished to discuss religious issues and hear the opinion of the President on the situation in South Ossetia.

July 24th

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



On July 24, 2017 Dmitriy Medoev, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia, hosted a meeting with Mauro Murgia, the Representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia in Italy, Francesca Matacena, director of the Conservatory of Pesaro, and Rosanna Pezzolesi, secretary of the Conservatory, who had arrived in Tskhinval on a working visit.


Issues, related to work of the representative office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia in Italy were discussed during the meeting. The parties exchanged opinion on the perspectives of various projects, which could be implemented in the Republic in economic, educational and cultural spheres.

July 20th

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



Diplomats from the CIS countries, Abkhazia and South Ossetia are participating in the Fourth Forum of Young Diplomats, which takes place on July 20-21 in Moscow. Officers of the South Ossetian Foreign Ministry represent the Republic.


The general topic of the Forum is “Information Technologies in Modern Diplomacy”.

Young diplomats from Abkhazia, Armenia, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Moldavia, Tadjikistan and Uzbekistan take part in work of the Forum.

July 19th

South Ossetian Foreign Minister Dmitriy Medoev’s Answer to Media



Q: Today Presidents of Georgia and Ukraine have visited the state border of the Republic of South Ossetia with Georgia. What are your comments on this fact?


A: It recently has become a bad tradition for Georgian authorities to organize provocative ceremonial excursions to the state border between South Ossetia and Georgia for their guests. Poroshenko was no exception and was shown a great honor – he participated in another border theatrics, claiming that he had arrived to testify “the territorial integrity” of Georgia.

July 18th

Tskhinval welcomes any efforts aimed at establishment of peace in Donbass

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МОСКВА, 18 июл — РИА Новости. Tskhinval welcomes any steps aimed at settlement of the conflict in Donbass, stated South Ossetian Foreign Minister Dmitriy Medoev in his comment to RIA Novosti, made on the suggestion of Alexander Zakharchenko, the Head of self-declared Donetsk People’s Republic, to establish the state of Malorossiya.

July 14th

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

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Commemoration events, dedicated to the Day of Peacekeepers are taking place in the capital of South Ossetia on July 14. 25 years have passed since the significant event in the recent history of South Ossetian people – bringing peacekeeping forces to the area of Georgian-Ossetian conflict. It had been done in accordance with General provisions of the Agreement on Principles of Settlement of the Georgian - Ossetian Conflict, signed by Heads of Russia, Georgia, North Ossetia and South Ossetia on June 14, 1992 in Sochi. The dividing line which became a buffer zone between the warring parties has been established.

July 13th

Dmitriy Medoev, South Ossetian Foreign Minister’s speech in South Ossetian State University

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Dmitriy Medoev, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia, participated in the round table entitled “NATO Enlargement across the World: Accession of Montenegro and Further Threats”, which was organized in South Ossetian State University on July 12. The Minister emphasized the role of South Ossetia in the system of global military-political relations. In particular, Minister Medoev reminded the attendees that “We are a part of the ocean where the interests of NATO member states intersect with interests of Eastern and Southern states and Russia. South Ossetia is located at the crossroads of military and political influences and trends of NATO, and therefore we can not afford to be relaxed”.

July 11th

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




Pertaining to the meeting of Dmitry Medoev and Sergey Lavrov, Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia and the Russian Federation

On the invitation from Foreign Minister Lavrov, Dmitriy Medoev, South Ossetian Foreign Minister, arrived in Moscow on a working visit on July 9.


The meeting of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia and the Russian Federation was held in the Reception House of the MFA of Russia.

July 9th

Message of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia



July 7-8 saw the official visit of Anatoliy Bibilov, the President of the Republic of South Ossetia, to the Republic of Abkhazia.


Dmitriy Medoev, Foreign Minister, Uruzmag Dzhagaev, Prosecutor General, Viktor Shargaev, Head of KGB, Zhanna Zasseeva, Minister of Culture, Oleg Botsiev, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of South Ossetia in the Republic of Abkhazia, Anatoliy Dzhidzhoev, Chair of the Public Chamber of the Republic of South Ossetia, were members of the presidential delegation.